[llvm-dev] [cfe-dev] Just a quick heads up -- removing BBVectorize from LLVM (and Clang)

Hans Wennborg via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Fri Jun 30 15:58:16 PDT 2017

On Thu, Jun 29, 2017 at 3:42 PM, Chandler Carruth via cfe-dev
<cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> If you don't use BBVectorize at all, you can ignore this.
> Hal suggested this in a thread in 2014:
> http://lists.llvm.org/pipermail/llvm-dev/2014-November/079091.html
> None objected then, and I don't think any new uses have arisen so I plan to
> just remove it. It is causing maintenance burden, complexity, and is a set
> of features I'd rather not port to the new PM.
> Just an FYI email to folks so they aren't confused when the patches land.

Maybe worth mentioning in the release notes?

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