[cfe-dev] [LLVMdev] [RFC] Raising LLVM minimum required MSVC version to 2013 for trunk

Zachary Turner zturner at google.com
Mon Aug 25 11:48:26 PDT 2014

Slight correction.  An attempt has begun to get debugging working.  I know
this is true because I'm the one working on it.  Is it close yet?  No.  But
it has *started*.

On Sun, Aug 24, 2014 at 7:52 AM, Alex Rosenberg <alexr at leftfield.org> wrote:

> On Aug 24, 2014, at 5:08 AM, Renato Golin <renato.golin at linaro.org> wrote:
> > On 24 August 2014 02:05, Alex Rosenberg <alexr at leftfield.org> wrote:
> >> But it must. If you want to be able to use LLVM DLLs inside a Windows
> app, it has to be built with MSVC because they have their own C++ ABI.  At
> some point, Clang will support Microsoft's ABI well enough to consider a
> bootstrap instead.
> >
> > Ah, there's my answer! I thought we were at that stage already.
> While admirable progress has been made, AFAIK, no attempt has begun to get
> debugging working. It is not practical to use LLVM from within a Windows
> application today unless it's built with MSVC.
> Alex
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