[webkit-dev] Some text about the B3 compiler
fpizlo at apple.com
Thu Jan 28 16:48:09 PST 2016
I guess we could put it in Websites/webkit.org/b3 <http://webkit.org/b3>. Then patches could edit both B3 and the documentation in one go, and the documentation would go live when it’s committed.
Does anyone object to this?
> On Jan 28, 2016, at 4:39 PM, Saam barati <sbarati at apple.com> wrote:
> Yeah. That’d be the easiest way to keep it up IMO.
>> On Jan 28, 2016, at 4:37 PM, Filip Pizło <fpizlo at apple.com <mailto:fpizlo at apple.com>> wrote:
>> Do you think we should move the documentation to a file in svn so that it can be reviewed as part of patch review?
>> On Jan 28, 2016, at 4:32 PM, Saam barati <sbarati at apple.com <mailto:sbarati at apple.com>> wrote:
>>> This is great. Thanks Fil.
>>> I propose that we do all that we can to keep this updated.
>>> I suggest that all patches that change to the IR should also include with it
>>> a change to the documentation, and that reviewers should require this.
>>> It’d also be great if other significant changes that seem like the deserve
>>> a mention in the documentation also get added as part of patches.
>>>> On Jan 28, 2016, at 4:23 PM, Filip Pizlo <fpizlo at apple.com <mailto:fpizlo at apple.com>> wrote:
>>>> Hi everyone,
>>>> We’ve been working on a new compiler backend for the FTL JIT, which we call B3. It stands for “Bare Bones Backend”. We recently enabled it on X86/Mac, and we’re working hard to enable it on other platforms.
>>>> If you’re interested in how it works, I’ve started writing documentation. I’ll be adding more to it soon!
>>>> https://trac.webkit.org/wiki/BareBonesBackend <https://trac.webkit.org/wiki/BareBonesBackend>
>>>> https://trac.webkit.org/wiki/B3IntermediateRepresentation <https://trac.webkit.org/wiki/B3IntermediateRepresentation>
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