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Re: Looking into LLVM

On 10/26/2009 11:07 AM, Rahul Sundaram wrote:
On 10/26/2009 08:39 PM, Peter Jones wrote:

This is just myopia, though.  In isolation, yes, faster builds are nice.  But
if the faster builds result in poorer quality, then no, they're not a benefit.

Sure. Nobody claimed otherwise.

We don't know the cost unless we try. Doing a scratch build
similar to the FTFBS rebuilds is definitely worth trying IMO. Arguing
that we should never try at all doesn't seem appealing to me.

Go ahead and set that up.  Report the result back to us.

I was asking if anybody has already tried that. Don't understand the
argument against it yet.

If you had tried a project like this in the past, you would
understand the reasons against it.

If you do not understand those reasons from email, the only
cure would be to try it yourself.  Then you will understand.

All rights reversed.

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