[Pkg-clamav-devel] Uploading 0.98.7+dfsg-4

Andreas Cadhalpun andreas.cadhalpun at googlemail.com
Thu Nov 26 23:24:32 UTC 2015

Hi Sebastian,

On 27.11.2015 00:13, Sebastian Andrzej Siewior wrote:
> On 2015-11-27 00:01:09 [+0100], Andreas Cadhalpun wrote:
>> It seems to me that LLVM's MCJIT is totally broken on powerpc, i.e. it
>>> This works with the JIT engine from LLVM 3.5, but the MCJIT engine from
>> LLVM 3.5 also segfaults.
>> I have no idea how to fix LLVM.
>> We could work around this problem by using LLVM 3.5 on powerpc, but that is
>> no long term solution.
> That MCJIT thingy, why wasn't it used on llvm-3.5?

Because the original JIT engine was still present in llvm-3.5.

> Is it something that needs to be used on llvm-3.6?

Yes, because the original JIT engine got removed.

> Looking at llvm's testsuite, it ignores failures on everything but x86.


> What exactly do we lose if we disable llvm?

I guess the JIT engine is supposed to be faster than the interpreter.

Best regards,

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