April 7, 2011

LLVM 2.9 Released

Version 2.9 of the LLVM compiler suite is out. "Some of the major features include integrated assembler support for ELF targets (allowing direct object file writing), substantial improvements for Link Time Optimization (LTO) which make it build faster and able to compile large apps like Firefox 4, automatic recognition of memset and memcpy loops, debugging optimized code improvements, infrastructure for region based optimizations, better use of condition code registers, and progress on a major register allocator rewrite." See the release notes for more information.

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