[llvm-dev] [RFC] One or many git repositories?

Justin Lebar via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Jul 27 11:33:28 PDT 2016

Maybe we can hit the pause button on this issue of a survey vs
consensus-building.  I think it's a distraction from the main issue
here, and it makes it harder for everyone else to participate in the

That said, I really do think that perspectives like Justin B's below
are important.  That is, if people have a problem with the monorepo,
it is useful they can join the thread and say why.  That's true
regardless of whether we use a survey or not.


On Wed, Jul 27, 2016 at 11:29 AM, James Molloy via llvm-dev
<llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> That's why we collate responses and provide summaries and proposals, which
> is what Renato did. There are a lot of technical deep dives on this thread
> that make it difficult to keep track of where consensus is going.
> Besides which we surely care about all our users and developers, and not
> just the loud ones or ones with enough cajones to chip in on a massive
> thread full of big names without fear of embarrassing themselves. We also
> surely don't want a slew of '+1 to the proposal 93 replies ago'; how does
> that help anyone decide if consensus is reached?
> How can you decide that people who don't see this thread don't get the
> chance to vote? It's summer time and people *will* be on vacation. Do you
> expect them to find this in their inbox when they come back and read through
> every response? This is not realistic.
> James
> On Wed, 27 Jul 2016 at 19:23, Krzysztof Parzyszek via llvm-dev
> <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> On 7/27/2016 1:04 PM, James Molloy via llvm-dev wrote:
>> > This thread is not particularly inviting. It has over 300 replies at the
>> > time of writing and we don't all have the time to delve into such a
>> > quagmire. That doesn't mean our opinions are worthless.
>> It doesn't take reading all responses to see where the discussion is
>> going. Important decisions take time to make. People took a lot of
>> effort in this thread to present their ideas and to address various
>> concerns. I bet they all have other things to do as well.
>> -Krzysztof
>> --
>> Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. is a member of Code Aurora Forum,
>> hosted by The Linux Foundation
>> _______________________________________________
>> LLVM Developers mailing list
>> llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
>> http://lists.llvm.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/llvm-dev
> _______________________________________________
> LLVM Developers mailing list
> llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
> http://lists.llvm.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/llvm-dev

More information about the llvm-dev mailing list