[llvm-dev] [RFC] Helping release management

Rowan, Jim via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Mon May 2 16:17:20 PDT 2016

On May 2, 2016, at 5:45 PM, Hans Wennborg via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:

>> People shipping compilers based on LLVM may not completely align with the official releases of LLVM. Thus, the stabilization of each custom release may happen at different period of time. Because of that, release managers have to come up with their own strategy to decide which commits should be cherry-picked during the stabilization of their release branch.
> (Unrelated to your proposal, I'm curious how common it is to base
> releases of LLVM-based tools off the upstream release branches vs.
> other revisions.)

We do both.   We strongly prefer to base our releases on llvm.org releases, but y’all frequently don’t comply with our timetables.   :)

Jim Rowan
jmr at codeaurora.org
Qualcomm Innovation Center, Inc. is a member of Code Aurora Forum, hosted by the Linux Foundation

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