LLVM Weekly - #422, January 31st 2022

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News and articles from around the web

The LLVM blog has a new post about the LLVM security group and its 2021 security transparency report.

The video from the December Women in Compilers and Tools meetup is now available. Sangeeta Chowdhary delivered a talk on “Fast and Precise Approaches to Detect, Debug, and Repair Numerical Errors”.

The schedule for the FOSDEM LLVM devroom, taking place this coming Saturday 5th February, is now available.

Jason Ekstrand provided a retrospective on NIR, the compiler IR introduced into Mesa 7 years ago. The articles covers NIR vs LLVM IR (and LLVM as a project), key NIR design decisions, and more.

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