[LLVMdev] Difficulties Getting a Bug Fix Committed

Duncan Sands baldrick at free.fr
Thu Dec 6 01:06:41 PST 2012

Hi Michael, don't forget that Eric made some comments that you never replied to.
Since his comments seemed pretty pertinent I wasn't prepared to apply your patch
without a satisfactory response from you.

Ciao, Duncan.

> I've been waiting for almost three months now to get a patch committed to LLVM
> that fixes what I consider to be a fairly significant bug in the JIT
> (http://llvm.org/bugs/show_bug.cgi?id=13678) but I've been having a hard time
> getting traction on it.  So far Duncan Sands is the only one who has given it
> any attention, but as of the last time I checked it still wasn't committed and
> the bug is still open.
> Right now we ship our code with a patch to fix this in 3.1, I really don't
> want to have to do that again for 3.2.
> I appreciate the difficulties in running a project as large as LLVM, and it
> looks like there are some recent structural changes that might decentralize
> some of the review/commit burden, but it doesn't speak well for your project
> when you have a bug with a fix and a unit test just ready to go that's not
> getting into the next release.
> Can anyone help me move this forward?
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