BSDCan Toolchain Summit Summary

Peter Jeremy peter at
Wed Jun 2 07:54:39 UTC 2010

On 2010-May-31 17:57:32 -0500, Brooks Davis <brooks at> wrote:
>This includes a rough draft of a roadmap.  We need to convert this into
>a roadmap page with each required feature listed along with status and 

Thank you for that.  The approach seems reasonable and importing
clang/llvm is a good first step.

One item that doesn't seem to have been mentioned elsewhere is the the
other *BSD Projects - presumably they would also be interested in a
BSD-licensed toolchain.  Have there been any discussions with
representatives from other Projects to investigate a common/shared
path forward?  I believe that the *BSD's are all similar enough that
they could share a common toolchain with minimal local adaptions.  The
benefit for FreeBSD is that a larger userbase will further encourage
"vendor" support.  As a second-order effect, the more diverse users
that clang/llvm has, the faster bugs will be found (and hopefully

Peter Jeremy
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