[racket-dev] LLVM

From: Paul Steckler (steck at stecksoft.com)
Date: Mon Aug 2 20:47:00 EDT 2010

On Tue, Aug 3, 2010 at 10:41 AM, Matthias Felleisen
<matthias at ccs.neu.edu> wrote:
> Eli and an undergraduate (Alex Friedman) started on this a few years ago
> and got reasonably far. They could compile a bunch of small stuff, and the
> LLVM developer was highly responsive to requests back then (still at UIUC).
> But Matthew's effort on jitting via gnu lightning was better and so the
> llvm project was abandoned.

Interesting; I wasn't aware of GNU lightning.

Does that mean that mzc currently targets lightning, or is that just used in
the JIT?

-- Paul

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