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

Mehdi Amini via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Fri Sep 9 07:11:21 PDT 2016

> On Sep 9, 2016, at 2:11 AM, Alexander Benikowski <sebal007 at googlemail.com> wrote:
> I'd vote for having each component in a seperated Repository and using a Monorepo with Submodules to work with.
> Since CLang depends on LLVM but not vice versa (if i am not mistaken. I'm new here), i'd prefer to just work with the LLVM repo if it is desired.

Can you elaborate why and what kind of workflow you have that would benefit from this?

Also did you read the document I sent with the examples?


> 2016-09-08 21:49 GMT+02:00 Renato Golin via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org>:
>> On 8 September 2016 at 19:37, Mehdi Amini via llvm-dev
>> <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> > I'd expect a cmake shortcut cmake
>> > -DLLVM_ENABLE_PROjECTS=clang,libcxx,compiler-rt
>> Hey, I like this idea!
>> In that case, we don't need the directories in any particular
>> location, as CMake would be able to find and link any place *we* want
>> to put them in (in tree, flat out) and pull out their CMake files.
>> This would also help each project to be built in its own, if they so
>> require, without upsetting the LLVM-canon build style.
>> cheers,
>> --renato
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