[LLVMdev] LLVMContext: Suggestions for API Changes

Owen Anderson resistor at mac.com
Wed Jul 15 10:07:35 PDT 2009

On Jul 15, 2009, at 9:53 AM, John Criswell wrote:

> Owen Anderson wrote:
>> On Jul 15, 2009, at 7:44 AM, John Criswell wrote:
>>> 1) If technically possible, add the new API first, get it working,
>>> email
>>> llvmdev describing the old and new APIs, provide some lead time for
>>> people to change over, and then remove the old APIs.  This makes it
>>> easier to plan when I fix problems due to LLVM API changes and  
>>> when I
>>> can work on our own bugs. :)
>> The high-level change was already described and discussed on LLVMdev.
> First, did you discuss it or announce it?  There's a difference.
> With its high traffic volume, I don't read all llvmdev mails  
> anymore.  I
> pick and choose based on their subject lines.  A subject entitled "API
> Change: LLVMContext" will probably get my attention while
> "Multi-threading support for LLVM" will not.

How about a subject line "[LLVMdev] MAJOR API CHANGE:  LLVMContext"?

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