[lldb-dev] Managing Clang and LLVM dependencies systematically

Ed Maste emaste at freebsd.org
Tue Nov 18 16:24:29 PST 2014

On 18 November 2014 19:15, Siva Chandra <sivachandra at google.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 18, 2014 at 3:15 PM,  <jingham at apple.com> wrote:
>> I can see the advantage of this for "casual lldb developers".  Are there enough of them to warrant putting this in?
> If it is not made official, then there is no onus to maintain it, and
> hence would eventually fall out of use and bitrot.
> I take it that you prefer Clang/LLVM changes leading to LLDB breakages
> be seen immediately.


The change in LLDB r164563 is also relevant here, particularly build-llvm.pl.

> The intent is that fron now on top-of-tree will
> always build against LLVM/Clang top-of-tree, and
> that problems building will be resolved as they
> occur.  Stable release branches of LLDB can be
> constructed as needed and linked to specific release
> branches of LLVM/Clang.


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