[cfe-dev] libclang, someday?

Chris Lattner clattner at apple.com
Sat Aug 9 14:40:13 PDT 2008

On Aug 9, 2008, at 12:52 PM, Sam Bishop wrote:

> Hi, all.
> I've watched Steve's and Ted's developer meeting talks, and they both
> seem like invitations for developers to build tools and checks of all
> kinds on top of the clang libraries.  Obviously, if these tools and
> checks are generic enough, I'm sure that they would be welcome for
> inclusion within the clang project itself.  But what about the others?
> Is a relatively stable API a long-term goal?

I think that clang will evolve to the same point that LLVM is at: most  
of the API is stable in LLVM, but there are occasional big changes.   
For a really stable API, it would be interesting to make C or  
scripting language bindings that we try real hard to never change.


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