LLVM Weekly - #216, Feb 19th 2018

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News and articles from around the web

LLVM has been accepted to Google Summer of Code 2018. Student applications open on March 12th.

Martin Cracauer has written a blog post on LLVM's garbage collection facilities and SBCL's generational GC.

The paper Crellvm: Verified Credible Compilation for LLVM has been accepted for PLDI 2018, and may be of interest to many LLVM Weekly readers. The authors present a methodology for validating optimisations, and apply it to mem2reg and gvn (global value numbering).

Serge Guelton and Juan Manuel Martinez CaamaƱo have written Easy::jit, a Just-In-Time compiler for C++ built using Clang and LLVM.

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