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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