[cfe-dev] Maintaining a clang fork
Robinson, Paul via cfe-dev
cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Mar 10 14:03:23 PST 2016
> On Thu, Mar 10, 2016 at 8:41 AM, Nat! via cfe-dev
> <cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> > Hi
> > I am just wondering if anyone has experiences maintaining a clang fork
> > how you do it ?
> > It wasn't very easy for me to move from 3.7 to 3.8, since there were
> > 2000 commits I had to merge. git wasn't too clever with the merge
> > finding stuff to merge in files I had never touched. In the end I
> > my mode of operation, and merged into master from my branch, using -
> > ours to keep mainline intact and preferred to reedit many of my changes.
> > It would appear advantageous to have some sort of continous integration,
> > where each commit from mainline is automatically merged into my branch
> > then a compile is attempted. If things break, the integration stops.
> > Otherwise it just keeps on churning. If this makes things really easier
> > though, I don't know. Does this exist ?
> Sony folks gave a talk called "Living Downstream Without Drowning"
> that sounds relevant to this:
> - Hans
Also I will be running a follow-up BoF at EuroLLVM next week.
(And this time I remembered to CC the list...)
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