LLVM Weekly - #10, Mar 10th 2014

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This week the book I authored in collaboration with Ben Everard, Learning Python with Raspberry Pi (Amazon US) is officially released.

News and articles from around the web

John Regehr has written a blog post detailing some ideas for implementing a superoptimizer for LLVM. There's some good stuff in the comments too.

Version 2.1 of the Capstone disassembly framework has been released. Library size is about 40% smaller, memory usage is down 40% and there are performance improvements as well.

Facebook have released Chisel, a collection of LLDB commands to assist debugging iOS apps.

A fork of vim-lldb, the LLDB plugin for Vim included in the lldb repo has appeared. Changes so far have been relatively minor.

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