Re: [racket-dev] Using clang to Build Racket on Mac OS X

2011-09-10 Thread Matthew Flatt
At Wed, 27 Jul 2011 10:38:44 -0500, Will M. Farr wrote: The only wart in the process is the following: when compiling with clang or llvm-gcc with the -O4 option, which enables link-time optimization in the LLVM backend, the GC is unable to correctly determine the stack growth direction.

Re: [racket-dev] Using clang to Build Racket on Mac OS X

2011-09-10 Thread Will M. Farr
Thanks, Matthew! It seems to build OK now. Will On Sep 11, 2011, at 6:42 AM, Matthew Flatt wrote: At Wed, 27 Jul 2011 10:38:44 -0500, Will M. Farr wrote: The only wart in the process is the following: when compiling with clang or llvm-gcc with the -O4 option, which enables link-time

[racket-dev] Using clang to Build Racket on Mac OS X

2011-07-27 Thread Will M. Farr
Hello Racket Developers, I thought I would write a quick note about building Racket on Mac OS X 10.6.8 with the new clang compiler (the new front-end to the LLVM compiler backend that is becoming the standard compiler on Mac OS X for XCode 4 and later). Overall, it's been a good experience.

Re: [racket-dev] Using clang to Build Racket on Mac OS X

2011-07-27 Thread Eli Barzilay
50 minutes ago, Will M. Farr wrote: I believe that the resulting native code libraries make racket run faster, but haven't run any detailed tests (there was quite a gap between my last gcc-based build and my first clang-based one, so the improvements may also be due to Racket development). To