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From: Jay McCarthy (jay.mccarthy at gmail.com)
Date: Tue Apr 12 22:17:02 EDT 2011

LLVM definitely supports tail-calls and GC.



2011/4/12 Hendrik Boom <hendrik at topoi.pooq.com>:
> On Sun, Apr 10, 2011 at 03:55:58PM -0400, Shriram Krishnamurthi wrote:
>> I don't know what the porting effort is to get Racket to LLVM.  Would
>> that affect things like tail-calls and continuations?  These are the
>> things that Danny has put a lot of effort into in the Racket
>> bytecode->JavaScript compiler.
> Last time I looked at the LLVM spec I didn't see anything that was
> clearly specified as implementing tail-calls.  Has that changed?
> On the the other hand, C-- very clearly does have tail-calls and a gc
> interface.  Too bad th eproject seems moribund.
> -- hendrik
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Jay McCarthy <jay at cs.byu.edu>
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