Native wrapper compilation and LLVM 2.6

Gary Benson gbenson at
Wed Oct 28 07:16:59 PDT 2009

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?



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