[cfe-dev] Clang as a compiler-only tool

Douglas Gregor dgregor at apple.com
Mon Nov 26 21:21:54 PST 2012

On Nov 19, 2012, at 1:51 AM, David Chisnall <David.Chisnall at cl.cam.ac.uk> wrote:

> On 18 Nov 2012, at 18:50, James Molloy wrote:
>> Agreed. If this is user facing, there should be a proper, explanatory diagnostic message. Executing llvm_unreachable is a bug, not a feature!
> Completely agree.  It would, however, be nice if the ARCMT and similar tools could be made into plugins (or, now that the tooling infrastructure is in place, even into separate tools).

This is, of course, the right way to implement this functionality: the static analyzer and ARCMT should be plugins.

>  The Apple people said that this would happen after the 3.0 release - is anyone planning on making it happen soon?

I don't know of any plans to work on it.

	- Doug

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