[cfe-dev] GN build roundtable summary; adding GN build files to the repo

Stephen Kelly via cfe-dev cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Oct 31 13:20:25 PDT 2018

On 31/10/2018 18:18, Nico Weber via cfe-dev wrote:
> Keeping the GN build going would be the responsibility of people using 
> it, not of the general LLVM community.

If these files exist in the repo, I could imagine that reviewers will 
reject patches that might/likely break the gn files.

I could also imagine that contributors will be pressured to fix breakage 
of gn files that they introduce, or commits being reverted etc.

So, I'm not sure that a policy of 'it's ok to break this stuff' will 
actually work.

Do you think there will be some point in time that these files will be 
out of 'experimental' status?



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