[cfe-dev] [llvm-dev] GCC toolchain versioning policy? (D43779)
Alexander Kornienko via cfe-dev
cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
Mon Apr 9 09:22:23 PDT 2018
+ Denis and Galina who should know about the affected buildbots and whether
it's fine to upgrade them or whether their configurations reflect some
important use cases. Sylvestre should know if the release process for LLVM
on Ubuntu/Debian relies on the older GCC toolchains somehow.
On Mon, Apr 9, 2018 at 1:51 PM Roman Lebedev via llvm-dev <
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> Hmm, i guess i should have mailed cfe-dev too. Doing that now.
> On Sun, Apr 8, 2018 at 9:38 PM, Roman Lebedev <lebedev.ri at gmail.com>
> > Hi.
> > As per, gcc-4.8 is the oldest supported *major* gcc version.
> > But what about minor/patch versions?
> > When https://reviews.llvm.org/D43779 was initially committed,
> > a few buildbots failed. As i have now looked into the issue:
> > * but it is *REPRODUCIBLE* with gcc-4.8.4 and gcc-4.9.2 from debian
> > oldstable (Jessie).
> > * it is *NOT* reproducible with gcc-4.8.5 and gcc-4.9.3 from ubuntu
> > So it looks like it was a gcc problem, and it is resolved in latest
> > minor/patch versions.
> > So is there some more specific guideline on minor/patch version
> > Do we want LLVM to be buildable with all gcc 4.8/4.9 versions?
> > Or is it okay to only build with the latest point versions, that
> > contain the fix?
> > (Regardless, it would be good to have the answer in )
> > Roman.
> > 
> >  http://lab.llvm.org:8011/buildslaves/atom1-buildbot
> >  http://lab.llvm.org:8011/buildslaves/ps4-buildslave1a
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