An AMD 64 Backend for HiPE : Implementation , Performance Evaluation , and Lessons Learned


This master’s thesis describes the construction of the AMD64 backend for the HiPE (High Performance Erlang) native code compiler, a part of Erlang’s primary implementation, the Erlang/OTP. More specifically it describes the work done when writing the compiler backend, some implementation choices that had to be made, and the performance effect of these… (More)

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