IBM Pushes New SystemZ Back-End For LLVM
Phoronix: IBM Pushes New SystemZ Back-End For LLVM
IBM is becoming increasingly interested in SystemZ for a variety of purposes, including the use of the Gallium3D LLVMpipe driver. As a result, IBM developers have created a new LLVM back-end for their mainframe computers...
"(e.g. 3D desktop support via llvmpipe)"
... Am I the only one who doesn't understand the point in 3d desktop support on a systemz? Its a mainframe, not a laptop. You don't sit there in front of mainframes spinning 3d cubes or gnome-hell, at the most, you want a text console.