[LLVMdev] using cfrontend-1.6 and llvm-1.7

Chris Lattner sabre at nondot.org
Wed May 10 18:08:08 PDT 2006

On Wed, 10 May 2006, Ryan M. Lefever wrote:
> Is it safe to use the LLVM cfrontend 1.6 with LLVM 1.7 or the latest LLVM 
> from CVS?  I am running OS X 10.3.9, which I believe corresponds to Darwin 
> kernel version 7.9.0.  When I tried to use the 1.7 cfrontend, I could not get 
> LLVM 1.7 or the LLVM from CVS to compile.  However, when I used the 1.6 
> cfrontend (which is additionally labeled Darwin 7.9.0), I was able to get 
> them to compile.

Yes, it should work.  LLVM will autoupgrade the output of all previous C 
front-ends.  Note that you'll probably get warnings and other stuff, but 
it should work... in theory.  Noone has tested it that I'm aware of.



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