[cfe-dev] State of NaCl in monorepo?
Chris Lattner via cfe-dev
cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
Sat Apr 18 21:53:40 PDT 2020
My understanding is that the project is not active, if that is true, then there doesn’t seem like a strong reason to keep support for it in ToT LLVM.
That said, please give this a week or two for people to object - I’d also suggest poking some of the NaCl people at Google if you haven’t already,
> On Apr 18, 2020, at 7:42 PM, Fangrui Song via cfe-dev <cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> Hi all,
> LLVM/Clang supports an OS called 'NaCl' (llvm/include/llvm/ADT/Triple.h).
> It apparently hasn't had any development since 2015.
> This page https://developer.chrome.com/native-client/migration
> mentions that NaCl is deprecated.
> Is it still used? If not, I would propose that we remove it.
> I created a patch https://reviews.llvm.org/D78441 which I think can
> delete 90% of the related code.
> There are still a few references left (noticeably aligned bundling in
> MC) https://sites.google.com/a/chromium.org/dev/nativeclient/pnacl/aligned-bundling-support-in-llvm
> I will delete that as a follow-up.
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