[cfe-dev] Raising LLVM minimum required, 'dumb question'

Chandler Carruth chandlerc at google.com
Mon Aug 25 15:44:14 PDT 2014

On Mon, Aug 25, 2014 at 3:31 PM, James Gregurich <bayoubengal at mac.com>

> On Aug 25, 2014, at 4:03 PM, Tim Toomay <toomayt at toomaytech.com> wrote:
> > James
> >
> > Good question.  If you look at the entire thing and tried to evaluate
> how big of a job you might become ill!
> >
> > I have another dumb question...
> >
> > How big of a job would it be to SIZE that job?  Maybe you could count
> the errors in one file, then multiply it times the number of files.
> >
> > One way to size it is look at wxwidgets.  There is a lot more there than
> just fixing the api header stack, but you can see all the system calls, how
> they are wrapped etc, and the product WORKS across mac linux and windows,
> so its a good starting place.  It is not overly concerned with the latest
> c++ however.
> that is a good suggestion. WxWidgets is just the kind of project that
> would have had to already address these sorts of things.
> I guess the crux of my question is to ask whether it is a case of huge
> numbers of headers that rely on alleged broken compiler behavior or...is it
> a case where there is a handful of problem headers that cascade down
> through the header hierarchy and look like 10 million different problems
> when you compile?

As was mentioned, this is *completely* off topic for the clang developers
mailing list. Please discuss this somewhere else.
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