The LLVM 1.4 release is out! It features a huge assortment of improvements in functionality,generated code quality, and compile times. Be sure to download the release, read the release notes, or just learn more about LLVM here.
LLVM 1.4 Released
Submitted by Tanya Lattner 2004-12-09 General Development 2 Comments
Seriously, another article that doesn’t tell you what it’s talking about? <insert crack about how OSNews is becoming /.> ;^)
Briefly, LLVM is a system for building compilers, and includes components for agressive optimizations (including cross-module optimizations), JIT code generation, native codegen for X86,PPC, & Sparc, C/C++ front-ends, etc.
If you’re not into *building* compilers, you can always use it as a highly optimizing GCC compatible C/C++ compiler.
Hope that helps,