[llvm-dev] Old mailing list links broken.

Tanya Lattner via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Fri Jul 22 14:37:25 PDT 2016

> On Jul 21, 2016, at 11:59 PM, Sean Silva <chisophugis at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi Tanya,
> I was spelunking through bugzilla and ran into an old mailing list link http://lists.cs.uiuc.edu/pipermail/llvmdev/2006-January/005137.html <http://lists.cs.uiuc.edu/pipermail/llvmdev/2006-January/005137.html> (found in PR36).
> I expect this link to be broken since our servers are not on that domain. No big deal, just change it to lists.llvm.org <http://lists.llvm.org/>:
> http://lists.llvm.org/pipermail/llvmdev/2006-January/005137.html <http://lists.llvm.org/pipermail/llvmdev/2006-January/005137.html>
> Looks like that doesn't exist, as the list has been renamed to llvm-dev. Next try:
> http://lists.llvm.org/pipermail/llvm-dev/2006-January/005137.html <http://lists.llvm.org/pipermail/llvm-dev/2006-January/005137.html>
> Success! .... or is it? This doesn't look like the correct post that was being linked :(
> Is there some way for us to get to the intended page for these links? (possibly with some mechanical transformations to the URL). It would be a shame to not be able to follow these cross-references from the old mailing list URL’s.

Unfortunately, UIUC is unable to auto-forward to lists.llvm.org (which would fix most of the problem). However, the change in numbering is not something I think can be fixed.

So, I think we are stuck with this..


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