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Old 5th September 2016
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Default LLVM Core and Clang imported into OpenBSD-current

http://undeadly.org/cgi?action=artic...panded&count=2
https://phoronix.com/scan.php?page=n...s-LLVM-To-Base
originally communicated via openbsd-cvs mailing list date 2016-09-03 22:47:02.
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I think this may bring some hope for some AMD GPU users.
The graphics driver consist of kernel driver but also some parts in userspace. The most complex part of userspace driver is Mesa. Actually Mesa driver for newer AMD GPU needs LLVM and this was a blocker for AMD GPU, because parts of Xenocara can't depend on anything from ports/packages.
On the other side upstream Mesa driver had been constantly following newest releases of LLVM and I don't know if LLVM in base will constantly follow newest upstream LLVM releases. If not, it will not make change in long term for AMD GPU users.
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Old 28th September 2016
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There are some concerns about license of LLVM in future.
Some people in upstream LLVM community want change license to Apache 2 with explicit GPLv2 compatibility.

http://marc.info/?l=openbsd-misc&m=147500019026245&w=2
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Originally Posted by Ingo Schwarze
Hi Benjamin,

kbenjamin Coplon wrote on Mon, Sep 26, 2016 at 01:23:43PM -0400:

> What does the OpenBSD community think about the LLVM proposal to move
> to the Apache license?
>
> http://lists.llvm.org/pipermail/llvm...er/104778.html

If LLVM would move to the Apache 2 license, we would become unable
to use versions released after that change, and would be stuck with
version released before the change, just like we are stuck with
pre-GPLv3 gcc now. So it would be very bad for us.

See http://www.openbsd.org/policy.html :

Apache
The original Apache license was similar to the Berkeley license,
but source code published under version 2 of the Apache license
is subject to additional restrictions and cannot be included
into OpenBSD.

In a nutshell, OpenBSD does not consider software released under
Apache 2 to be free software. At least not free enough for us.

Yours,
Ingo
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