[Release-testers] [llvm-dev] [3.9 Release] Release plan and call for testers

Mehdi Amini via Release-testers release-testers at lists.llvm.org
Mon Jun 13 11:23:12 PDT 2016

> On Jun 13, 2016, at 6:14 AM, Rafael EspĂ­ndola 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.
> Cheers,
> Rafael
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