[LLVMdev] [Frustration] API breakage

David A. Greene greened at obbligato.org
Mon Jul 18 08:56:24 PDT 2011

Albert Graef <Dr.Graef at t-online.de> writes:

> On 07/14/2011 11:23 AM, Jay Foad wrote:
>> I've updated the release notes for all API changes I've made since 2.9
>> was branched:
>> http://lists.cs.uiuc.edu/pipermail/llvm-commits/Week-of-Mon-20110711/123990.html
> Thanks. But what about the API changes related to the new type system 
> (OpaqueType gone, etc.)? Is that documented somewhere? Shouldn't it be 
> in the release notes as well? I'd really appreciate some hints on how to 
> migrate sources to accommodate these changes.

Absolutely!  We use OpaqueType and the old type resolution mechanism
extensively in our translation to LLVM IR.  Some sort of guide on how to
update that would be most appreciated.


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