[llvmlinux] A clang based toolchain to play around with...

Renato Golin renato.golin at linaro.org
Mon May 13 09:32:51 UTC 2013


On 12 May 2013 21:28, Bernhard Rosenkränzer <
bernhard.rosenkranzer at linaro.org> wrote:

> While we could just take the "Revision:" ID instead and get identical
> numbers, I preferred to look at the last changed rev because it makes it
> easier to spot in what build something actually changed (e.g. if I'm
> looking for a fix for a clang problem and I see only the LLVM revision has
> increased, I know I don't have to check the newer build).
>

It makes sense, up to a point. Clang changes can break LLVM's output and
vice versa. This is why Clang is usually built inside LLVM, because when
LLVM changes (except docs, etc), Clang has to be re-built.

cheers,
--renato
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