[llvm-branch-commits] [lld] r341913 - ReleaseNotes: fixes

Hans Wennborg via llvm-branch-commits llvm-branch-commits at lists.llvm.org
Tue Sep 11 12:51:28 PDT 2018

On 09/11/2018 09:47 PM, Ed Maste wrote:
> On 11 September 2018 at 04:05, Hans Wennborg via llvm-commits
> <llvm-commits at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> Author: hans
>> Date: Tue Sep 11 01:05:44 2018
>> New Revision: 341913
>> URL: http://llvm.org/viewvc/llvm-project?rev=341913&view=rev
>> Log:
>> ReleaseNotes: fixes
>> Modified:
>>      lld/branches/release_70/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst
>> Modified: lld/branches/release_70/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst
>> URL: http://llvm.org/viewvc/llvm-project/lld/branches/release_70/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst?rev=341913&r1=341912&r2=341913&view=diff
>> ==============================================================================
>> --- lld/branches/release_70/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst (original)
>> +++ lld/branches/release_70/docs/ReleaseNotes.rst Tue Sep 11 01:05:44 2018
>> @@ -13,10 +13,10 @@ Mach-O (macOS), MinGW and WebAssembly. l
>>   linkers and Microsoft link.exe, and is significantly faster than these system
>>   default linkers.
>> -lld 7.0 for ELF and COFF are production-ready. lld/ELF can build the entire
>> +lld 7 for ELF and COFF are production-ready. lld/ELF can build the entire
>>   FreeBSD/AMD64 and will be the default linker of the next version of the
>>   operating system. lld/COFF is being used to build popular large programs such as
> FWIW, in addition to amd64 (aka x86_64) FreeBSD is also using it as
> the default linker for armv7, and it has been the default linker for
> arm64 for some time. This is probably more detail than needed in
> release notes, although it's a useful indication that lld is a viable
> production quality linker on multiple CPU architectures.
> (Also, we haven't fully switched i386 to lld just yet, because of some
> outstanding breakage in the ports tree; there's a reasonable amount of
> software that doesn't build with -fPIC or has non-PIC i386 assembly
> and conflicts with lld's default of disallowing .text relocations.)

I'll do my best at coming up with some more detailed wording for the 
note when I get into work tomorrow, unless you want to beat me to it 
with a patch :-)

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