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

Michael Van Canneyt michael at freepascal.org
Wed Jun 5 09:55:26 CEST 2013

On Wed, 5 Jun 2013, Reinier Olislagers wrote:

> 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.

The statement is correct.


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