[arch-dev-public] cloog future - new packages
allan at archlinux.org
Fri Dec 31 20:34:58 EST 2010
Currently we have a cloog-ppl package in [core] as a dependency for gcc.
That is based on a two year old fork of cloog to the ppl backend for
Now upstream cloog  have made a new release with a new backend (isl
) that is appropriately licensed for gcc usage. This backend is
preferred by cloog upstream and the gcc/graphite developers intend to
fully switch to it .
To allow me to test this some more, I am bringing a package for isl and
cloog into [testing]. isl can be built using piplib, but I will make a
decision is that is worth doing later... These packages will sit in
[testing] until gcc-4.6 is released (probably a month or two away).
I will also adjust the current cloog-ppl package to install its headers
elsewhere to avoid conflicts with the new cloog package and probably do
the cosmetic rebuild of gcc with the adjusted configure option to detect
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