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From "Geir Magnusson Jr." <g...@pobox.com>
Subject Re: [drlvm] IPF functionality
Date Fri, 13 Oct 2006 09:04:50 GMT

Slava Shakin wrote:
> Hi,
> I have an opposite concern: will the main trunk guarantee it always builds 
> and works on IPF.

Clearly not.  It doesn't now.

> IMO this will soon become critical for the IPF porting effort but will imply 
> passing certain pre-commit tests on IPF for any changes which potentially 
> affect working on this platform. Which relates to another discussion about 
> the list platforms to test each commit on.

Sure - but the model now is that some small group of contributors will 
be working on IPF support, seemingly independently of the rest.  I'd 
think they could ensure that what is offered as patches at least compiles :)

> The first stage of IPF porting effort will probably be porting classlibs and 
> running things in VM interpreter mode. Perhaps, it makes sense to keep 
> everything in the main trunk during this period. But later we will likely 
> want a separate branch.

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