[LLVMdev] Ask for help with FreeBSD bootloader, aka #6627

Chris Lattner clattner at apple.com
Thu Apr 28 11:23:51 PDT 2011

On Mar 5, 2011, at 12:55 AM, Roman Divacky wrote:

> Hi,
> In FreeBSD, we aim for replacing gcc with clang. We can compile all of the
> base system except the loader which does not fit within the hardware
> limits (7680 bytes).
> Currently (r127066) clang/llvm is missing the target by 5 bytes. Thus
> it's 5 bytes from us being able to compile all of FreeBSD with clang (and
> replace gcc with clang).
> There's #6627 (http://llvm.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=6627) that if fixed
> would get us well over the limit (by saving ~30 bytes).
> Can someone please help us and fix this bug? thank you!

Long overdue, but it is fixed now.


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