Native wrapper compilation and LLVM 2.6

Xerxes Rånby xerxes at
Wed Oct 28 07:47:20 PDT 2009

Gary Benson skrev:
> Xerxes Rånby wrote:
>> Gary Benson skrev:
>>> Matthias Klose wrote:
>>>> So maybe it's time to include llvm as an optional build item
>>>> into IcedTea, and provide patches/snapshots on IcedTea, as is
>>>> done for unrelated things like visualvm as well.
>>> Could do.  Would you be interested in maintaining this?
>> One benefit for Icedtea to maintain a patch queue for a stable LLVM
>> release are that all distro maintainers can be sure that all shark
>> -XX debug options actually work!
>> For example, currently the only way to make the Shark debug build
>> option -XX:SharkPrintAsmOf=foo work are to apply Aph's patch on llvm
>> that enables Shark to set and unset llvm debugging flags multiple
>> times. By having this queue inside icedtea would help new shark to
>> get access to all shark options more quickly.
> Has this patch been submitted upstream to LLVM?
> Cheers,
> Gary
Yes, it have been submitted and poked to the llvm-dev mailinglist frome
time to time:

I could try post the patch on llvm-commit mailing list instead and see
if it can get accepted for inclusion from there.


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