LLVM Weekly - #271, March 11th 2019

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David Malcolm has written a piece for the Red Hat blog detailing the impressive usability and diagnostics improvements in GCC 9. As Chris Lattner suggests, there's plenty of opportunity for similar improvements to be made to Clang.

The next ETH Zurich compiler social will be held on the 14th March, featuring talks on latency sensitive GC for the JVM and safe execution of LLVM IR on the JVM.

LLVM 8.0.0-rc4 has been tagged. A fifth release candidate will likely be needed.

Readers may be interested in slides from the 7th March Sheffield Go meetup on "Live coding a basic Go compiler with LLVM in 20 minutes".

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