[LLVMdev] RFC: I plan to remove the autoconf and Makefile build of LLD
ruiu at google.com
Fri Mar 13 10:04:13 PDT 2015
Looks like most developers prefer Makefile removal, and there's no
push-back. Let's go ahead and remove them. I'll send a patch.
On Wed, Mar 11, 2015 at 3:33 PM, Iain Sandoe <iain at codesourcery.com> wrote:
> 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
> 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>
>> 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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