[PATCH] D26042: Consolidate BumpPtrAllocators.

Mehdi Amini via llvm-commits llvm-commits at lists.llvm.org
Fri Oct 28 13:16:09 PDT 2016

> On Oct 28, 2016, at 1:14 PM, Mehdi Amini <mehdi.amini at apple.com> wrote:
>> On Oct 28, 2016, at 1:00 PM, Rafael Espíndola <rafael.espindola at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I’m fine with keeping our disagreement about the lld “style”.
>>> Just keep in mind that this is not a direction that is “encouraging everyone” to be involved or care about lld.
>> That is fine. The objective of the new ELF linker is simple: be the
>> best ELF linker out there. The objective is not to have it be a
>> generic reusable framework os to maximize the number of people
>> involved in it.
> Not being reusable just does not line up with what *I* would expect from a LLVM project in general. We wouldn’t have this discussion if you had started a separate linker project on GitHub.

To be clear: I’m just expressing a personal view and expectation here: there is nothing wrong with building an awesome monolithic linker that solves real problem otherwise (which is what I believe you are doing with lld).


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