[erlang-questions] Erlang on Tilera

Mikael Pettersson <>
Tue Jun 23 11:48:27 CEST 2009


Olivier BOUDEVILLE writes:
 > Finally, would a HIPE native (cross-)compilation of modules, targeting a 
 > tile, make any sense/would be possible/could lead to largely increased 
 > performances?

At the moment no, because HiPE cannot generate MIPS object code.
(And generating MIPS code will be a challenge due to its lack of
condition codes, which affects Erlang arithmetic.)

If anyone wants MIPS support in HiPE, consider donating some HW.


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