[fpc-pascal] Re: http://www.freepascal.org/future.var

Reinier Olislagers reinierolislagers at gmail.com
Wed Jun 5 09:29:36 CEST 2013

On 5-6-2013 9:19, Michael Van Canneyt wrote:
> On Wed, 5 Jun 2013, Reinier Olislagers wrote:
>> On 4-6-2013 20:05, Florian Klaempfl wrote:
>>> Am 29.05.2013 06:25, schrieb Reinier Olislagers:
>>>> On 28-5-2013 19:16, Sven Barth wrote:
>>>>> On 28.05.2013 17:41, Reinier Olislagers wrote:
>>>>>> Going by the discussions on this mailing list I'm having trouble
>>>>>> believing LLVM backend support would be in the plans. Should this
>>>>>> line
>>>>>> perhaps be removed.
>>>>> Where in the discussions did we mention that we do not want a LLVM
>>>>> backend?
>>>> Florian saying he didn't want an LLVM backend.
>>> Actually, I meant/said I'am not interested in working on one. For me the
>>> backend work is the interesting work, everything else is just boring
>>> duty :)
>> That's understandable - so to clarify: you're not opposed to an LLVM
>> backend, you're just not going to write one yourself, right?
> Florian is not. Jonas is working on that.

Sorry: Florian is not what? You mean writing an LLVM backend? Yes, that
sort of shines through in the discussions so far ;)

Jonas working on an LLVM backend - great (he's surely quite
knowledgeable especially after the Java work).... but the main thing I
was interested in was in whether there was support for inclusion for the
backend and whether the statement on the Roadmap page was correct.

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