[erlang-questions] Threaded VM with llvm-gcc

Kenji Rikitake <>
Thu Sep 26 08:55:09 CEST 2013


I'd like to find out if any performance increase is obtained by the
compile-time options for LLVM (clang) on FreeBSD 9-STABLE and later.
(FreeBSD 10 will drop gcc and focus on clang as the default compiler)

Kenji Rikitake

++> Anthony Ramine <> [2013-09-24 11:50:05 +0200]:
> Le 24 sept. 2013 à 07:37, Björn Gustavsson a écrit :
> > The test is where to protect against an old broken version
> > of llvm-gcc that did not handle jump tables correctly.
> > It will also make sure that Erlang/OTP can be compiled
> > on systems where no compiler that supports jump tables
> > can be found.
> 
> Shouldn't the test be fixed for more recent versions? I don't like limiting stuff because of old and outdated versions.



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