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

Derek Schuff via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Apr 21 15:33:33 PDT 2020

> IIUC, Derek is saying that a build of Chrome uses the limited NaCl
> support, but they plan to stop this on June 2021. It’s therefore usable in
> a limited manner,

Yes, all the official Chrome builds use it, or will soon.

> and I don’t think there's much of a cost to the LLVM community if we leave
> in until June 2021. Keeping it in likely makes his life easier because they
> don’t need to maintain downstream patches while the turn NaCl down. I
> imagine that Derek has already implicitly signed up for this maintenance,
> if ever is required, as well as for the removal in June 2021.

Yes, exactly.

> I see ~zero cost, and upsides for Derek’s team, in keeping this for now.
There are also some pieces that are specific to PNaCl (the portable subset)
rather than NaCl that we can remove right away if folks want that.
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