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Thread: IBM Pushes New SystemZ Back-End For LLVM

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    Default 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...

    http://www.phoronix.com/vr.php?view=MTM1MTc

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    "(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.

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