LLVM Weekly - #243, August 27th 2018

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LLVM 7.0.0-rc2 has been tagged.

The first Women in Compilers and Tools Workshop has been announced, and will take place on October 16th in San Jose, the day before the LLVM Developers' Meeting. Registration (max 100 attendees) opens today.

The deadline to submit papers/talks for the LLVM-HPC2018 workshop at SC18 has been extended to September 9th. Get your proposals in!

Bekket McClane's series on writing an LLVM pass continues in part 3, covering how to integrate a pass into the LLVM source tree.

The point-free libtool will convert pointful template metafunctions to point-free template metafunction classes. If that doesn't mean much to you, worry not because the project's README does an excellent job of unpacking and explaining these terms.

clangmetatool 0.8.0 has been released. This includes functionality to determine whether the value of an argument to a function can be determined at compile time.

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