New HiPE version

Bjorn Gustavsson bjorn@REDACTED
Fri Nov 21 09:07:21 CET 2003

Note that the OTP parts are based on our development branch
of R10B, NOT on R9C.

That means that you should only use the snapshot for evaluation
purposes, not for any kind of serious production use.


Kostis Sagonas <kostis@REDACTED> writes:

> Open source users who are interested in getting the latest
> version of the HiPE compiler can periodically visit the page:
> For example, today we released a snapshot (otp-20031120-1752.tar.gz)
> which among other things differs from the version of HiPE in R9C-1
> in that:
>  - M:F(...) (apply/N) calls get compiled to directly call native code
>  - constants in the constant pool area are stored only once
>  - has better code generation for binaries
>  - overall provides faster compilation
>  - fixes some obscure bugs.
> Feedback welcome!
> Kostis Sagonas (for the HiPE team)

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