[llvm-branch-commits] [llvm-branch] r246136 - ReleaseNotes: add a note about libunwind moving

Saleem Abdulrasool via llvm-branch-commits llvm-branch-commits at lists.llvm.org
Wed Aug 26 19:20:03 PDT 2015

Author: compnerd
Date: Wed Aug 26 21:20:03 2015
New Revision: 246136

URL: http://llvm.org/viewvc/llvm-project?rev=246136&view=rev
ReleaseNotes: add a note about libunwind moving

libunwind moved from libc++abi into a separate project.  This may catch users
off guard, so add a release note.

Thanks to Hans for the reminder!


Modified: llvm/branches/release_37/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst
URL: http://llvm.org/viewvc/llvm-project/llvm/branches/release_37/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst?rev=246136&r1=246135&r2=246136&view=diff
--- llvm/branches/release_37/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst (original)
+++ llvm/branches/release_37/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst Wed Aug 26 21:20:03 2015
@@ -372,6 +372,17 @@ Changes since the last release:
 * Many bug fixes
+The unwind implementation which use to reside in `libc++abi` has been moved into
+a separate repository.  This implementation can still be used for `libc++abi` by
+`-DLIBCXXABI_LIBUNWIND_PATH=<path to libunwind source>` when configuring
+`libc++abi`, which defaults to `true` when building on ARM.
+The new repository can also be built standalone if just `libunwind` is desired.
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