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Date: 2010-12-03 (21:23)
From: Jon Harrop <jonathandeanharrop@g...>
Subject: RE: ocamlopt LLVM support (Was: [Caml-list] OCamlJIT2 vs. OCamlJIT)
Philippe wrote:
> I'm totally noob on compilers internals, but if the processing of float
> arrays can be improved a lot by a LLVM ocamlopt, I would use it
> exclusively.

LLVM's x86 code gen will generate more efficient floating point code than
ocamlopt if and only if the type information is available to it. With
OCaml's current design, that is unlikely and you'll still have things like
the 16Mb limit.

What algorithms are you running?