[llvm-dev] [cfe-dev] State of NaCl in monorepo?

Petr Hosek via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Sat Apr 18 22:25:21 PDT 2020

On Sat, Apr 18, 2020 at 7:43 PM Fangrui Song via cfe-dev <
cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:

> Hi all,
> LLVM/Clang supports an OS called 'NaCl' (llvm/include/llvm/ADT/Triple.h).
> It apparently hasn't had any development since 2015.
> This page https://developer.chrome.com/native-client/migration
> mentions that NaCl is deprecated.
> Is it still used? If not, I would propose that we remove it.
> I created a patch https://reviews.llvm.org/D78441 which I think can
> delete 90% of the related code.
> There are still a few references left (noticeably aligned bundling in
> MC)
> https://sites.google.com/a/chromium.org/dev/nativeclient/pnacl/aligned-bundling-support-in-llvm
> I will delete that as a follow-up.

AFAIK aligned bundling has other users (e.g. the author of
https://reviews.llvm.org/D19924 mentioned interested in using bundle locked
groups for Hexagon) so its removal should be probably treated as a separate

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