[llvm-dev] Git Move: GitHub+modules proposal

Sean Silva via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Jun 29 12:14:04 PDT 2016

On Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 12:04 PM, Renato Golin <renato.golin at linaro.org>

> On 29 June 2016 at 19:51, Sean Silva <chisophugis at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Roughly speaking, I would prefer a repo division (if any) to be along the
> > lines of "core toolchain" (clang, llvm, lld, compiler-rt) and "extra
> stuff
> > not strictly required".
> The problem comes when different people consider "core" different
> projects. :)

Sure. But selfhost (incl. stuff like selfhost w/ sanitizers) is a fairly
important special case we may be able to agree on. (and I say this as
somebody that largely builds cross-compilers (targeting PS4))

-- Sean Silva

> We're always reviewing the projects and we do split them when people
> agree it's needed.
> Examples are the libunwind coming out of Compiler-RT, and the recent
> discussion to do the same with the sanitizers and others. This is not
> just about preference, but it's about cross dependency, and the only
> sane way we can cross-build to multiple targets.
> cheers,
> --renato
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