[LLVMdev] RFC: I plan to remove the autoconf and Makefile build of LLD
chandlerc at gmail.com
Wed Mar 11 15:24:58 PDT 2015
I'm fine keeping this until we can undertake the larger effort, but:
1) No build bot seems to be testing it.
2) No active developers (on any part of LLVM) seem to be testing it.
So I fear that it isn't sustainable in its current state.
On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 3:11 PM, Rui Ueyama <ruiu at google.com> wrote:
> I'd agree, but the Makefiles were added just 9 months ago. I don't know if
> there's a real need of any kind. Added Iain who added these files.
> On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 3:10 PM, Chandler Carruth <chandlerc at gmail.com>
>> 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
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