[PATCH] [libcxxabi] Add support for building and testing the unwinder.

Jonathan Roelofs jonathan at codesourcery.com
Thu Jul 10 06:13:28 PDT 2014

On 7/9/14, 9:16 PM, Dan Albert wrote:
> jroelofs: I know you had mentioned that the unwinder might be moving to compiler-rt. Any idea about timeline on that?
No idea. As Nico says, folks keep suggesting it, but never following through. 
I'd say don't worry about it.
> ================
> Comment at: src/Unwind/CMakeLists.txt:88
> @@ +87,3 @@
> +    LINK_FLAGS    "${link_flags}"
> +    OUTPUT_NAME   "llvmunwind"
> +    VERSION       "1.0"
> ----------------
> Do we want it to just be libunwind? Could also build it in to libc++abi (or compiler-rt), but I assume we want it to be a different library.
Yes, keeping it separate is nice for long term maintenance.  Platforms that want 
to bundle them together can do so, but it'll make things more difficult down the 
road when someone wants to fix a bug in a shipped product.
> http://reviews.llvm.org/D4448

Jon Roelofs
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