[aur-general] How to name llvm trunk packages tailored to work with mesa trunk ?

Eli Schwartz eschwartz at archlinux.org
Wed May 8 12:58:44 UTC 2019

On 5/8/19 8:41 AM, Lone_Wolf wrote:
> Hi,
> llvm-git (and it's predecessor llvm-svn) is intended to provide a full
> implementation of the llvm/clang compiler suite. It's a huge package
> that takes a lot of time and processor capacity to build.
> While mesa needs llvm, it only needs a subset.
> examples :
> llvm-git builds with ocaml support, but mesa doesn't use ocaml at all.

llvm-minimal-git, perhaps? If it is just building the core.

> llvm-git builds for lots of processor architectures not supported by
> archlinux. RISC-V is one of them.

Why does llvm-git build for RISC-V at all? Who is using it?

> I've been looking into this and tried 2 (bad) naming schemes already.
> The current scheme goes like this :
> lone_wolf-llvm-git , lone_wolf-compiler-rt-git, lone_wolf-clang-git and
> lone_wolf-lib32-llvm-git
> llvm-mesa-git seems to vague, while llvm-trunk-for-mesa-trunk-git feels
> clumsy and long.
> Please help me to find  a good name for these packages.
> Lone_Wolf

Eli Schwartz
Bug Wrangler and Trusted User

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