[llvm-dev] [3.7 Release] Let's fix the release notes!
Daniel Sanders via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Mon Aug 17 02:38:39 PDT 2015
These have been merged and the release notes change reverted. Thanks
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> Sanders via llvm-dev
> Sent: 14 August 2015 11:55
> To: Hans Wennborg; Richard Smith; cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
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> Subject: Re: [llvm-dev] [3.7 Release] Let's fix the release notes!
> I haven't received approval to merge the ubsan fixes from the code-owner
> so I've had to drop the claim that it's supported from the release notes. If we
> do merge the fix (r243384) and the code-owner requested correction
> (r244646) at the last minute, we'll need to revert the release notes change
> (r245037) too. FWIW, I've successfully tested both using a patched rc2.
> I've just noticed a likely reason why I haven't had a response, my sent mail
> includes Richard and Hans but the mail I received back from the list doesn't. It
> seems they disappear when they come after llvm-commits in the CC list
> *shrug*. I'm not sure what has happened there but I've mentioned it to
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> > Subject: [llvm-dev] [3.7 Release] Let's fix the release notes!
> > Dear everyone,
> > The in-progress release notes for 3.7 [1,2] make it look like we
> > didn't do very much over the past six months. Obviously that's not the
> > case at all, so let's get them in shape!
> > If you've been thinking "I should probably add this to the release
> > notes at some point", now is the time :-)
> > I have a list below of changes that might be worth mentioning. I
> > probably missed lots of stuff; please let me know.
> > To update the notes, please commit directly to the 3.7 branch. If you
> > don't want to do that, just email me some text, and I'll happily land
> > it for you.
> > If you're uncertain whether your work is in the release or not, 3.7
> > covers commits r225992-r242221.
> > Other updates to the docs are also very welcome.
> > Thanks,
> > Hans
> > (You're bcc'd on this email if you're mentioned in this list.)
> > Lang: can you write something about the new ORC JIT interface?
> > Reid: how far did SEH support get in 3.7? Is this something we should
> > mention?
> > I'll add something about the switch lowering changes.
> > Chandler: can you write something about the TTI changes? Just a small
> > blurb and pointer to
> > http://lists.cs.uiuc.edu/pipermail/llvmdev/2015-February/081589.html
> > would probably help a lot.
> > Chandler: were there vector lowering changes in this release, or was
> > that all in 3.6?
> > Kostya: I think the sanitizer coverage is new in 3.7? And the fuzzer lib?
> > Diego: I think you added some new Clang flags like fprofile-generate.
> > These would be good to mention in the "new flags section" in Clang's
> > release notes. Is there any other PGO work that should be mentioned?
> > Alexei: maybe add something about the BPF backend.
> > Saleem: should we mention something about libunwind moving to a
> > separate repository?
> > Zach: should we mention llvm-pdbdump?
> > David: did you get around to writing something about the opaque
> > pointer type conversion? People will certainly run into this.
> > Duncan: I haven't followed the changes around debug info and metadata.
> > Is there something here that should be in the release notes?
> > Ulrich: would you like to mention something about SystemZ support?
> > Mehdi: the notes do say "DataLayout is no longer optional", but maybe
> > we could flesh this text out a little to make it easier for users?
> > Eric: do you want to add anything for out-of-tree targets after your
> > TargetMachine changes, etc? I stumbled across
> > http://article.gmane.org/gmane.comp.compilers.llvm.devel/83858, for
> > example
> > Hal: the PowePC notes have a note saying "QPX - Hal, please say a few
> > words" :-)
> > Alex: I think MIR is new for 3.7. Do you want to add something to the
> > Quentin: How far did your shrinkwrap work get in 3.7? If it mostly
> > landed after the branch, maybe add it to the 3.8 (trunk) notes.
> > Alexey: Would you or someone of the OpenMP developers be willing to
> > add a section on OpenMP to Clang's UsersManual.rst? It would be nice
> > if the note in the release notes could point to this.
> > Peter: I think the SafeStack patch landed in 3.7. Should we mention
> > this in the notes?
> > . http://llvm.org/pre-releases/3.7.0/rc2/docs/ReleaseNotes.html
> > . http://llvm.org/pre-releases/3.7.0/rc2/docs/clang/ReleaseNotes.html
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