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From: Jon Harrop <jonathandeanharrop@g...>
Subject: RE: ocamlopt LLVM support (Was: [Caml-list] OCamlJIT2 vs. OCamlJIT)
Michael:
> We would also get new optimizations developed by the compiler backend
> and computer architecture researchers working on LLVM for free.  I see
> that as one of the major benefits - it lets the OCaml community harness
> that work (and share it with other languages) and focus our energies on
> high-level language features and language-specific optimizations.
> 
> Not sure if the benefit is worth the cost of doing it, though.

I'm not even sure there would be any benefit. More optimization passes to
play with != more performance.

Cheers,
Jon.