[Haskell-cafe] Re: Some great results on fused code with the LLVM backend

Edward Kmett ekmett at gmail.com
Wed Feb 24 13:28:56 EST 2010

On Wed, Feb 24, 2010 at 10:11 AM, Johann Höchtl <johann.hoechtl at gmail.com>wrote:

> Will this eg mean
> * interoperability between LLVM assemblies for free
* plugable garbage collectors

Keep in mind the LLVM GHC backend still uses the separate Haskell stack and
uses a custom calling convention, so LLVM's garbage collection support isn't
used at all, it is still a rather strange duck as far as the rest of the
LLVM ecosystem is concerned.

> * GHC/LLVM bytecode with JIT-option?

There is little preventing this one.

-Edward Kmett
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