[Release-testers] [9.0.0 Release] Release Candidate 4 is here

Hans Wennborg via Release-testers release-testers at lists.llvm.org
Fri Sep 13 01:17:11 PDT 2019

On Wed, Sep 11, 2019 at 9:19 PM Michał Górny <mgorny at gentoo.org> wrote:
> On Tue, 2019-09-10 at 12:26 +0200, Hans Wennborg via Release-testers
> wrote:
> > Hello again,
> >
> > 9.0.0-rc4 was just tagged from the release_90 branch at r371490. In
> > the Git monorepo, it's tagged as llvmorg-9.0.0-rc4.
> >
> So I've done a bit more testing this time, that included: Gentoo/amd64,
> 32-bit multilib on Gentoo/amd64 (only LLVM, Clang and runtimes)
> and NetBSD/amd64 (LLVM, Clang with tests, everything else build-only).

Many thanks for all the testing!

> There are no regressions since previous RC.  However, I've found one new
> regression from 8.* (sorry!).  To summarize:
> 1. Stand-alone clang builds are broken when clang-tools-extra is not
> built: bug [1], patch [2].  If you don't want to include it at this
> point, I'm just going to carry it downstream.

I've commented on the bug. I'd prefer not to merge it at this point,
and instead let it go into 9.0.1. Hopefully it's not too much trouble
to carry it downstream in the meantime.

> 2. The apparent license incompatibility problem in LLVM is still not
> resolved [3].

I can't help with this.

> 3. LLDB fails many tests on Gentoo, as usual.

LLDB tests failing seems to be the norm, and is not a release blocker.

> [1] https://bugs.llvm.org/show_bug.cgi?id=43281
> [2] https://reviews.llvm.org/D67452
> [3] https://reviews.llvm.org/D66390

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