I'm not sure if this is a subjective question, I hope not but I'm not proficient with LLVM so I'm just wondering: how come it's become so popular and so widespread used in the industry? Were the ...
I am new to LLVM and I am trying to build my own pass. After reading through the documentation on Writing an LLVM Pass. I tried to create my own pass by adding a directory in the Transforms directory. ...
I have a huge project that is using YACC and I would need to fix a bug in it. I might ask someone else who wrote that to fix it but I'm interested in how compilers work. Does it make sense to learn ...
An asm.js application is very fast (near native C++ speed): http://kripken.github.io/mloc_emscripten_talk/micro4b.png But how is it possible to write one in C++, convert it to LLVM code, then do some ...
I was reading about JVM and Android, and the technical differences between them, and one important it that one VM was stack based, and the other register based. I studied assembler in College, & ...
What are the pros and cons of GCC vs clang/LLVM?
In what way(s) is LLVM (Low Level Virtual Machine) Low Level? (At the time of writing, I did not find this expansion of the abbreviation "LLVM" on its web site, but on Wikipedia.) Is it called "Low ...
I have worked a little while with the Microsoft compiler from Visual C++ but I worked a long time with G++, and I remember often having bad times understanding what was wrong in my code with the ...
Is there any good reason (except "GCC is better") to use the MinGW win32api/headers/libs with LLVM/Clang. Suppose that in two to three years, Clang has matured enough (in C++0x and performance) that ...
Clang is able to be used instead of gcc? What your experience on that? What disadvantages there are yet? Performance of compilation is very better than gcc but about performance of code generated ...