[llvm-dev] [lldb-dev] [cfe-dev] What version comes after 3.9? (Was: [3.9 Release] Release plan and call for testers)

Rafael EspĂ­ndola via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Jun 28 12:22:25 PDT 2016

> I think the main issue (besides users asking what's the big change in
> 4.0, which I agree is not a big problem) is that the bitcode
> compatibility policy is tied to the major version number.

It is tied in saying we *can* drop compatibility, not that we will. If
we still support loading 3.0 bitcode when 4.1 ships we just have to
document that. It just given us the flexibility to drop it in 4.2 if
we want.


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