optimizing compiler


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optimizing compiler

A programming language compiler that enhances the performance and/or reduces the size of the resulting machine program. Optimizing compilers require multiple passes in order to analyze the entire program and maximize the reuse of code throughout. See compiler.
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Its open CoSy compiler development system gives compiler developers the ability to achieve a similar leading edge position in the construction of better and faster optimizing compilers for architectures ranging from 4-bit DSPs to 256-bit VLIW processors.
With the availability of PGI compilers alongside the widely used IBM XL optimizing compilers for POWER8, our customers will now have this same flexibility and advantage on current and next-generation IBM POWER System platforms as well.
SCORE provides optimizing compilers for Ada, C, and Embedded C ++, all of which pass the applicable ACATS, PlumHall, Perennial, and FCVS compiler validation suites.
By integrating their compiler development with the PowerPC chip design efforts in Austin, Motorola is in a unique position to bring highly optimizing compilers to market quickly for forthcoming PowerPC microprocessors," said Peter Christy, senior director of developer products engineering at Apple Computer, Inc.