LLVM 4.0.1 Planning, Aiming For Better Stable Releases
Written by Michael Larabel in LLVM on 27 March 2017 at 12:20 PM EDT. 3 Comments
Tom Stellard, who recently left AMD for Red Hat, is stepping up once again to maintain LLVM point releases. Tom has laid out plans for LLVM 4.0.1 and he's also looking to enhance the overall stable release process.

The plan for LLVM 4.0.1 is to release is on 10 June but to begin release candidates starting on 1 May.

For improving the stable releases, he's looking at longer term support, issuing up to six point releases each calendar year, setup automated means of release testing for point releases, and also support some way to handle automated merge requests.

More details on the LLVM point release improvements can be found via this mailing list post.
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