[LLVMdev] RFC: I plan to remove the autoconf and Makefile build of LLD

Iain Sandoe iain at codesourcery.com
Wed Mar 11 15:33:29 PDT 2015

I have fixed the issue locally, but been out of the office - can apply the fix - or just maintain the makefiles locally if no-one else really wants them,

fine with whatever the community decision is.

On 11 Mar 2015, at 22:11, Rui Ueyama 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> 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> wrote:
> Why?
> 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.
> -Chandler

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