[llvm-dev] questions about backport to 3.8/3.9/4.0

陳韋任 via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Fri Jul 14 14:27:59 PDT 2017

I have no experience on backporting. However, the patches you want
only involves BPF backend itself,
I don't see any particular trouble of backporting. I would suggest you
start working on the latest LLVM
release, i.e., 4.0, then run the testsuite to make sure there is no regression.


2017-07-15 1:36 GMT+08:00 Y Song via llvm-dev <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org>:
> Hi,
> I want to backport the following three patches (currently in trunk 5.0)
> to 3.8/3.9/4.0:
> https://reviews.llvm.org/rL305560
> https://reviews.llvm.org/rL305608
> https://reviews.llvm.org/rL306685
> Some BPF users want them since their product needs to work on
> old linux distribution which has older versions of LLVM.
> Could somebody (maybe Tom Stellard or others) help clarify whether it
> is possible and what is the procedure/timeline for backporting?
> Thanks!
> Yonghong
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Wei-Ren Chen (陳韋任)
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