[Linux-ia64] Itanium gets supercomputing software

Greg Lindahl lindahl at keyresearch.com
Wed Apr 16 16:38:11 EDT 2003


On Tue, Apr 15, 2003 at 10:44:48AM -0400, Joe Landman wrote:

> Out of curiosity, is all the good compiler technology for IA64 going to
> be retained in the Intel (and other commercial) compilers?

Open64 has a GPLed IA64 backend. While it's unfortunate that SGI has
stopped GPLing new work on it, it's still a pretty good compiler. It
is currently being used by several companies for new cpus, and by some
research groups, both compiling for the IA-64 and using it as a
source-to-source tool.

-- greg


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