[LLVMdev] LLVM + GCC Integration Proposal

Chris Lattner sabre at nondot.org
Fri Nov 18 19:20:12 PST 2005

On Fri, 18 Nov 2005, Jeff Cohen wrote:
> I wonder.  I could be totally wrong, but it's always been my impression that 
> the lack of support for bootstrapping via Microsoft's compiler is more 
> political than technical.  After all, gcc can bootstrap with just about every 
> other C compiler in existence, including some that are "less than perfect". 
> If anyone knows the actual reason, I'd welcome being corrected.

I have no idea, but I imagine it's more of the GNU build change that is 
missing.  They support cygwin after all (using autoconf and makefile stuff 
from the gnu world).



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