[LLVMdev] RFC: I plan to remove the autoconf and Makefile build of LLD
davide at freebsd.org
Wed Mar 11 15:21:33 PDT 2015
On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 3:10 PM, Chandler Carruth <chandlerc at gmail.com> wrote:
> This time with the correct mailing list address... See below...
> On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 3:07 PM, Chandler Carruth <chandlerc at gmail.com>
>> 1) We're moving away from autoconf already today. We're hoping to drop it
>> completely soon.
>> 2) It doesn't work today and no one is complaining.
>> 3) It hasn't worked for weeks and no one has complained.
>> Due to #2 and #3, I believe it is dead code. I can't even test my changes
>> to it because it doesn't work.
>> I don't want to invest time fixing it if we're moving the other direction.
I'm really in favour of axing them. Thanks for taking care of it.
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