[pypy-dev] Status of LLVM backend

Maciej Fijalkowski fijall at gmail.com
Mon Feb 6 20:17:54 CET 2012

On Mon, Feb 6, 2012 at 8:54 PM, Timothy Baldridge <tbaldridge at gmail.com> wrote:
> I haven't heard much about using PyPy with LLVM recently, and just
> wanted to know what the status of it was. Was there ever much of an
> improvement in using PyPy with LLVM for code generation? Does the
> binary install of PyPy use LLVM?
> Thanks for the info,
> Timothy


PyPy's LLVM backend has been tried and discontinued several times,
because we always run into some LLVM limitations or bugs or both. It
would probably be interesting to try again at some time, to *actually*
see what the improvements would be.


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