On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 07:57:49AM -0700, Steve Kargl wrote:
> On Mon, May 31, 2010 at 09:52:48AM +0200, Roman Divacky wrote:
> > Hi,
> > 
> > I would like to propose to integrate clang/LLVM into FreeBSD HEAD
> > in the near future (days, not weeks).
> > 
> > clang/LLVM is a C/C++/ObjC compiler (framework) which aims to possibly
> > replace gcc. It is BSDL-like licensed. The sources are ~45MB (the
> > svn checkout is 97MB). Clang/LLVM is written in C++.
> > 
> > Clang can compile all of FreeBSD on i386/amd64 including world and booting
> > kernel. Other architectures that are close to working are MIPS, PowerPC
> > and ARM. We have a branch (clangbsd-import) that just includes clang/LLVM
> > sources and the build infrastructure and this is what we aim to integrate
> > at first.
> >   
> > The import of clang/LLVM was discussed at the toolchain summit May 10th
> > but I would like to hear your opinion. I got approval from core@ on
> > importing it.
> > 
> Can clang/LLVM build the livefs and bootonly CD's?

well.. it can build a slightly modified FreeBSD. I have no idea whats
the difference between "plain FreeBSD world" and "livefs and bootonly CD"

the modifications to the FreeBSD are mostly bug fixes that clang reveals.

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