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My limited understanding is that LLVM bitcode doesn't insulate you completely from the ABI/platform differences, e.g. between 32- and 64-bit. So I wonder if they'll be "fat" binaries.

Coincidentally, there's been a bunch of stuff on the mailing lists recently about embedding bitcode in object files in order to support link time optimisation.




You are correct about the 32-bit, and furthermore correct about ABI (LLVM code targeted at Mac wouldn't work on Linux without a lot of work and inefficiencies, and it's not obvious how to fix that).




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