[arch-general] LLVM update blocker?

Yichao Yu yyc1992 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 10 12:07:33 UTC 2016

On Sat, Apr 9, 2016 at 10:45 PM, Eli Schwartz <eschwartz93 at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 04/09/2016 07:26 PM, Yichao Yu wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'd like to ask if there's anything that is holding back upgrading the
>> LLVM package to 3.8.0. (The package is already flaged out-of-date and
>> I don't think this worth opening an issue for so I decided to ask
>> here...)
>> I'm aware that LLVM is famous for breaking API at every release and I
>> know that clang is currently suffering from the GCC abi_tag issue so I
>> can understand if some of these issues are holding back the upgrade.
>> However, I would still like to know what is the issue (if any) since
>> it would help me planing for the llvm-julia package and related stuff.
>> Thanks,
>> Yichao Yu
> The maintainer is not going to be available for a while, so who knows
> when other Developers will have time/interest in updating his stuff.
> https://lists.archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-dev-public/2016-March/027795.html

OK, thanks for the info. I'll just assume it will not be upgraded in a while.

> --
> Eli Schwartz

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