[llvm-dev] [3.9 Release] Release plan and call for testers
Hans Wennborg via llvm-dev
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Mon Jun 13 16:55:46 PDT 2016
I've split the version discussion off into a new thread ("What version
comes after 3.9?") and CC'd everyone discussing it here so far.
On Mon, Jun 13, 2016 at 11:23 AM, Mehdi Amini via llvm-dev
<llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> On Jun 13, 2016, at 6:14 AM, Rafael Espíndola via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>>> The 4.1 release gives us the opportunity to drop support for 3.x
>>> bitcode formats, so I don't think we should move to 4.x until we have
>>> older bitcode features that we really want to drop. There should
>>> probably be a separate discussion thread about this.
>> It give the opportunity, not the obligation.
> I don't see this way: it means that we stop supporting compatibility, even if we don't aggressively remove the auto-upgradecode. It looks like an important decision and we should not take it lightly.
>> Given that I think it is
>> an independent issue and would suggest we just keep the revisions
>> simple and switch trunk to 4.0.
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