[Lldb-commits] [PATCH] D117676: [LLDB] Port toolchain-msvc.test for Arm/AArch4 Windows

Muhammad Omair Javaid via Phabricator via lldb-commits lldb-commits at lists.llvm.org
Thu Jan 20 14:32:52 PST 2022

omjavaid added a comment.

In D117676#3254662 <https://reviews.llvm.org/D117676#3254662>, @labath wrote:

> FWIW, I consider the build.py script a failed experiment. The idea itself was not completely bad, but the lack of buy-in from sufficient amount of developers meant that it never really had a chance of fulfilling its (rather lofty) goals.
> I think it should be removed or at least scaled back significantly. The only thing it's really used for these days is to invoke msvc and clang-cl, and I'm sure we can achieve the same thing with some lit substitutions as well...

The script actually worked fairly well for Windows on Arm use-case. Although some tests like this one is written with only x86/x64 windows in mind so there will be minor tweaking required here n there.

In D117676#3254687 <https://reviews.llvm.org/D117676#3254687>, @labath wrote:

> To put it in a more constructive light, what I was trying to say that if you find yourself spending a lot of time struggling with the script, definitely down be afraid to strip it down, change how it works, or remove it completely.

I also plan to do some windows cleanup but immediate goal is to have LLDB windows Arm buildbot up and running with maximum number of passing tests.



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