Nim's ORC - Vorsprung durch Algorithmen
Ola Fosheim Grøstad
ola.fosheim.grostad at gmail.com
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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