[cfe-dev] [flang-dev] [RFC] Refactor Clang: move frontend/driver/diagnostics code to LLVM

Michael Kruse via cfe-dev cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Jun 10 16:49:16 PDT 2020

Am Mi., 10. Juni 2020 um 10:04 Uhr schrieb Doerfert, Johannes via
flang-dev <flang-dev at lists.llvm.org>:
> I'm not against a subproject *but* if we also move the existing
> llvm/lib/Frontend stuff, that would introduce a dependence from
> llvm-core to this project, which I think is uncommon. We could also have
> both. At the end of the day it depends on the benefit we would get from
> an independent subproject.

If we have non-conditional dependencies llvm-core->frontend-support
and frontend-support->llvm-core, what advantage is there left of
making frontend-support a subproject? Both of them are required all
the time.


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