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Date: 2009-09-27 (17:07)
From: Alp Mestan <alp@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] HLVM
On Sun, Sep 27, 2009 at 6:57 PM, David McClain <dbm@refined-audiometrics.com
> wrote:

> And forgive me for asking what may seem a question with an obvious
> answer... but now don't you also have to change the OCaml compiler back end
> to target the HLVM?

The current "example" provided with HLVM is a very minimal ML-style language
implementation. However, there was a Jane Street Summer Project proposal to
port OCaml's current compiler to HLVM/LLVM. It hasn't been accepted.

But if HLVM gets more complete and enhanced, yeah, it would require porting
the compiler to target HLVM/LLVM.


Alp Mestan