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Re: [PATCH 6/7] md/raid10, LLVM: get rid of variable length array




On Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 08:26:42PM +0100, Peter Zijlstra wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 17, 2017 at 08:05:16PM +0100, Dmitry Vyukov wrote:
> > You can also find some reasons in the Why section of LLVM-Linux project:
> > http://llvm.linuxfoundation.org/index.php/Main_Page
> 
> From that:
> 
>  - LLVM/Clang is a fast moving project with many things fixed quickly
>    and features added.
> 
> So what's the deal with that 5 year old bug you want us to work around?
> 
> Also, clang doesn't support asm cc flags output and a few other
> extensions last time I checked.
> 

Another great one:

 - BSD License (some people prefer this license to the GPL)

Seems a very weak argument to make when talking about the Linux Kernel
which is very explicitly GPLv2 (and not later).