LLVM Weekly - #190, Aug 21st 2017

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LLVM on Windows now supports PDB debug info.

Leslie Zhai has announced that DragonEgg has been updated to work with GCC 8.x and LLVM 6.x. DragonEgg allows LLVM to be used as a GCC backend. The main motivation for doing this would be for languages where GCC has support but there is no LLVM frontend.

The next Cambridge LLVM Social will take place this Wednesday (Aug 23rd) at 7.30pm.

Noam Lewis has released a collection of Clang plugins, aimed at enabling safer C programming.

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