[LLVMdev] RFC: I plan to remove the autoconf and Makefile build of LLD
iain at codesourcery.com
Fri Mar 13 12:23:53 PDT 2015
I fixed the immediate problem - please let me know when you are going to break my build so I can switch to maintaining it locally.
On 13 Mar 2015, at 17:04, Rui Ueyama wrote:
> 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 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:
>> 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.
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