[fpc-devel] The 15k bounty: Optimizing executable speed for Linux x86 / LLVM
florian at freepascal.org
Thu Oct 25 18:40:42 CEST 2018
Am 25.10.2018 um 09:06 schrieb Sven Barth via fpc-devel:
> Simon Kissel <simon.kissel at nerdherrschaft.com
> <mailto:simon.kissel at nerdherrschaft.com>> schrieb am Do., 25. Okt. 2018,
> - Complete the LLVM branch of FPC. It looks like Jonas has stopped
> working on it two years ago, which is a pity.
> I personally don't think that LLVM is the way to go. It's essentially a
> moving target and adds an unnecessary dependency to the compiler.
Me neither :)
> - Rewrite the code generator, for example in a SSA-IR way
> Didn't Florian work on that already? I wonder how far he is by now 🤔
Got distracted by other stuff but also because I do not believe that it
matters much for a lot real world programs (small benchmarks are another
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