[llvm-commits] [llvm] r153307 - in /llvm/trunk: ./ autoconf/ docs/ include/llvm/Config/ lib/Target/ lib/Target/CBackend/ lib/Target/CBackend/TargetInfo/ projects/sample/ projects/sample/autoconf/ tools/bugpoint/ utils/ utils/lit/lit/ExampleTests/LL...

Joe Abbey jabbey at arxan.com
Sun Mar 25 17:52:48 PDT 2012

Just to close the loop here...

According to our internal folks, the CBE from LLVM 2.8 is sufficient for our purposes.

Ah, well. 


On Mar 23, 2012, at 1:21 PM, Eric Christopher wrote:

> On Mar 23, 2012, at 10:07 AM, Joe Abbey <jabbey at arxan.com> wrote:
>> Actually there's a little bit of remorsing on our side.  We've been experimenting with the CBackend and have been trying to build a product around it.
>> I guess I missed the thread which doomed the CBackend to SVN deletion.
>> Was it dropped due to a lack of maintainers?
> Precisely. It's been largely non-functional for more than an entire release cycle (since the type rewrite).
>> What was the impact on other targets and the LLVM arch since this is more of a raising to HLL rather than a lowering to ASM?
> Less support impact from people trying to use it and the project saying "we don't want to maintain it and no one has stepped up to maintain it and it's broken".
> -eric
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