[llvm-dev] A libc in LLVM

Andrew Kelley via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Jun 27 16:00:22 PDT 2019

On 6/27/19 1:08 AM, Siva Chandra wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 26, 2019 at 9:02 AM Andrew Kelley via llvm-dev
> <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org <mailto:llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org>> wrote:
>> It seems reasonable to assume that Google is only
>> interested in Linux. In this case I have to re-iterate my original
>> question, what are the needs that are not being met by existing Linux
>> libcs, such as musl?
> First of all, let me make this clear: musl is great, and I have used it
> personally to learn about how things work. We also evaluated the option
> of adopting musl and modifying it to suit our needs (I listed our rough
> goals here: http://lists.llvm.org/pipermail/llvm-dev/2019-June/133360.html)

Thanks for listing those goals. This ABI-independent thing, does that
mean that you plan to add a new C ABI environment to LLVM's list? (See
my second question here:

What would it be called?

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