Nim's ORC - Vorsprung durch Algorithmen

Ola Fosheim Grøstad ola.fosheim.grostad at
Tue Feb 2 11:14:24 UTC 2021

On Tuesday, 2 February 2021 at 08:11:03 UTC, Max Haughton wrote:
> HOWEVER - all of these changes effectively mean bolting even 
> more flow analysis to the compiler which isn't great given the 
> current coding styles in dmd (It's very "flat" i.e. not much 
> abstraction, and there is a tendency to dump everything in one 
> 10k line file) - this is an easily solvable problem, we just 
> need to be more forward thinking.

There is a need for a new typed intermediate representation that 
is higher level than the LLVM IR.

One problem is that D allows directly emitting low level 

One way to deal with this is to require all low level code to 
have a high level counterpart with a version selector.

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