HEADS UP: sparc64 backend for llvm/clang imported

Brooks Davis brooks at freebsd.org
Fri Feb 28 20:54:09 UTC 2014

On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 08:22:06PM +0100, Dimitry Andric wrote:
> Hi,
> In r262613 I have merged the clang-sparc64 branch back to head.  This
> imports an updated sparc64 backend for llvm and clang, allowing clang to
> bootstrap itself on sparc64, and to completely build world.  To be able
> to build the GENERIC kernel, there is still one patch to be finalized,
> see below.

Wow!  Great work all!  I really didn't expect that we'd end up with a
viable sparc64 backend in clang given how long it sat on the sidelines
and the fact that the clang ports have been marked broken there for

-- Brooks
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