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Date: Mon, 21 May 2012 16:59:13 -0400
From: Rich Felker <>
Subject: Re: Vision for new platform

On Mon, May 21, 2012 at 01:51:19PM -0700, nwmcsween wrote:
> I am also working on something similar but less ambitious - I want
> to reuse what's out there but based on code quality. I plan on using
> llvm, musl, compiler-rt, libc++, mclinker, toybox and a few required

I hope I didn't make it sound like nothing could be reused. The vision
I was describing doesn't involve replacing these components of the
system (although I *would* like to write a compiler, if I had the
background), just the FDO junk.

> covers mainly code quality based on analysis. There's also a whole
> whack of other ideas I have such as using LSH for hashing source (to
> find similar bad sections of code as well as categorizing packages),
> using git, svn, etc to keep with upstream, allow hackability and
> maybe even bisection across an entire dependency graph.



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