[LLVMdev] Deprecating autoconf/make?

Eric Christopher echristo at gmail.com
Wed May 22 16:14:06 PDT 2013

Hi All,

I fear starting another centi-thread on this but I'll give it a shot.

We're currently supporting two build systems which is definitely one
more than we (or I) want to support.

I don't know of any support in autoconf past the
--host/--build/--target case that's not supported in cmake. I'll send
out an assertion here that this support isn't necessary and any system
that needs it can instead move to:

build native clang
build next clang with some target that supplies a sysroot and a
-target option to the native clang

Can anyone see good a reason not to move to cmake as our only build
configuration system and drop future support for autoconf + makefiles
now that 3.3 has branched?


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