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From: Yoann Padioleau <padator@w...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] OCamlJIT2 vs. OCamlJIT

On Nov 30, 2010, at 4:16 PM, Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:

> 
> Jon Harrop wrote:
> 
>> Because benchmarks like my HLVM ones have proven that LLVM can generate
>> *much* faster code than ocamlopt does.
> 
> Until ocamlopt has an LLVM backend that is not a fair comparison.
> 
> I suspect that the speed differences between your HLVM and ocamlopt
> have very little to do with LLVM and are almost totally due to 
> other factors.
> 
>> LLVM is also much better documented than ocamlopt's internals.
> 
> LLVM has well over 20 full time programmers working on it. The
> Ocaml compiler has how many?

Microsoft has hundreds of developers working on C#, CIL, visual studio (and its integrated debugger), etc
and I still find ocaml and ocamldebug superior.

> 
> Erik
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