[LLVMdev] Validating LLVM

Chris Lattner clattner at apple.com
Mon Nov 10 13:20:02 PST 2008

On Nov 10, 2008, at 12:59 PM, David Greene wrote:

> Back during the LLVM developer's meeting, I talked with some of you  
> about a
> proposal to "validate" llvm.  Now that 2.4 is almost out the door,  
> it seems a
> good time to start that discussion.
> I've written up a detailed proposal and attached it to this  
> message.  The goal
> is to ease LLVM use by third parties.  We've got consideral  
> experience with
> LLVM and the community development model here and see its benefits  
> as well as
> challenges.  This proposal attempts to address what I feel is the main
> challenge: testing and stability of LLVM between releases.
> Please take a look and send feedback toi the list.  I'd like to get  
> the
> process moving early in the 2.4 cycle.

Interesting proposal.  I think this could be a great thing.  When the  
system is up and running, I can scrounge up some darwin validator  
machines for the machine pool,


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