[llvmlinux] compile linux kernel for ARM with Clang-3.6

Charlebois, Mark mcharleb at quicinc.com
Mon Nov 17 20:21:11 UTC 2014

Using Outlook so forgive my top posting.

I worked on getting the Nexus4 building again on the weekend. I didn't quite finish but it is close. I should be able to finish it tonight. The patches for the Nexus5 should be very similar and my changes upgrade the repository to the lollipop branch.

From: Vinícius Tinti <viniciustinti at gmail.com>
Sent: Friday, November 14, 2014 2:56 AM
To: Behan Webster
Cc: Davide Rombolà; Charlebois, Mark; llvm >> Compiling the Linux Kernel with Clang/LLVM
Subject: Re: [llvmlinux] compile linux kernel for ARM with Clang-3.6

On Thu, Nov 13, 2014 at 9:06 PM, Behan Webster
<behanw at converseincode.com> wrote:
> On 11/13/14 15:02, Davide Rombolà wrote:
>> atm only nexus 9 is on 3.10
>> thanks for the support guys!!

For N5 you are using https://android.googlesource.com/ right?

> Fortunately a lot of core Android kernel features are now in the
> mainline kernel (discussed at the recent Linux Plumbers Conference). So
> hopefully that means newer Android releases will ship with more mainline
> kernels so we can get away from OEMs using so-called "evil vendor trees". ;)
> That doesn't help us *right now*, but hopefully will in the coming years.
> Behan <crosses fingers>
> --
> Behan Webster
> behanw at converseincode.com

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