[cfe-dev] Google Summer of Code - Port LLVM/clang to Plan 9
sebastian.redl at getdesigned.at
Fri Mar 19 03:39:46 CDT 2010
On Thu, 18 Mar 2010 15:15:45 -0700, Douglas Gregor <dgregor at apple.com>
> On Mar 18, 2010, at 1:29 PM, Jordan Gordeev wrote:
>> 3) It never had C++ support.
>> Do you think porting LLVM/clang to Plan 9 is doable, especially in the
>> GSoC time frame?
> I think it's probably slightly on the large side in the GSoC time frame.
> More importantly, Plan 9 isn't a mainstream platform and isn't likely to
> of interest to much of the LLVM community. GSoC mentors are far more
> interested in accepting projects that will have a significant benefit to
> the LLVM community, so a project like this runs the risk of being
In addition, since Plan9 never had C++ support, you'd probably have to
start by porting a C++ standard library to Plan9. Since no such library is
part of LLVM, the project at least partially falls outside the domain of
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