[llvm-dev] [RFC] migrating LLVM to C++14
JF Bastien via llvm-dev
llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Mon Apr 8 14:20:01 PDT 2019
> On Apr 8, 2019, at 1:57 PM, Ed Maste <emaste at freebsd.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 1 Apr 2019 at 16:16, JF Bastien via llvm-dev
> <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> I haven’t documented FreeBSD / NetBSD / Fedora / MacOS / MSVC, and nobody complained at the BoF. I’d like to understand if we should care about documenting these: ideally the toolchain update policy would list which platforms need to be considered and how far back in time is relevant.
> FreeBSD is one of the earlier consistent users of Clang and represents
> a large installed base; "we" should care about FreeBSD's tool chain.
I wasn’t saying that we shouldn’t care, just that nobody had spoken up… and nobody had since I sent the email on January 22nd… until now :-)
> I see your table goes back to 2003 in some cases; I have no interest
> in collecting information for FreeBSD versions that are long since
> unsupported by the project.
> For recent FreeBSD versions I believe we have:
> FreeBSD version / LLVM version / Release date / Support end date
> 10.4 / 3.4.1 / 2017-10 / ended Oct 31, 2018
> 11.1 / 4.0.0 / 2017-07 / ended Sep 30, 2018
> 11.2 / 6.0.0 / 2018-06 / current
> 12.0 / 6.0.1 / 2018-12 / current
IIUC FreeBSD is fine because LLVM 6 and above are the only compilers it currently supports? That’s great news.
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