[PATCH] D21385: Adjust Registry interface to not require plugins to export a registry

John Brawn via cfe-commits cfe-commits at lists.llvm.org
Fri Jul 1 08:35:01 PDT 2016

john.brawn added a comment.

> http://clang.llvm.org/get_started.html doesn't specify a version of Python, the LLVM webpage only say >= 2.7, and I ran the tests without any problem with Python 3 (but maybe some tests were automatically skipped?). Also, Python is also marked as only necessary to build the tests, which is no longer true with your script.

Hmm, it looks like this webpage (and http://llvm.org/docs/GettingStarted.html#requirements) has been out of date since 2011 (commits r143742 and r143793), when python started being necessary always as it's used to run llvm-build. Python 3 not being supported appears to come from commit r184732 which just says "All of LLVM's Python scripts only support Python 2 for widely understood reasons", though I must confess I don't know what those reasons are. I'll look into making extract_symbols.py work with python 3, though I haven't touched python 3 before now so I don't know how much luck I'll have.



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