[Mono-dev] LLVM Expectations

Miguel de Icaza miguel at novell.com
Sat Dec 26 21:31:02 EST 2009


> 1) Is the LLVM back-end intended to be a long term solution to code
> optimization for performance sensitive code in mono?

So far it looks very promising, and if things continue to evolve nicely in this direction, it would make sense.

> 3) Would success with the LLVM back-end necessarily curtail efforts to
> improve code optimization in the pure mono JIT engine?

Like Alan said, it is not ready to take the place of the JIT, so certain optimizations or new work will continue to go into the standard JIT.   But only time will tell.


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