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<h1><font size="7">LLVM Public Release Project</font></h1>
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            <li><a href="#what">What is this?</a>   </li>
           <li><a href="#priorities">Priorities</a>                     
                          
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              <li><a href="#high">High Priority</a>     </li>
               <li><a href="#medium">Medimum Priority</a>     </li>
               <li><a href="#low">Low Priority</a>     </li>
                                                     
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      This document is a list of things to do before the LLVM project is
publicly     released. &nbsp;It will provide a checklist so that we know
what has been    done and what is left to be done. &nbsp;It will also keep
a "wishlist" of   desirable features.                                    
 
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                  <li>Write regression tests.</li>
                 
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         <li>The gccld segfault from GlobalDCE.cpp.</li>
         <li>The infinite loop for Tail Recursion.</li>
         <li>The C++ constructor on dlopen() bug on Solaris.<br>
         </li>
                 
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             <li>Get autoconf to configure source and build directories according 
 to normal autoconf procedures.</li>
                 
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         <li>Get test tree to work properly when configuring for a different 
 object root.</li>
         <li>Get lex/yacc/etc output to be placed into the build tree, not
 the source tree.<br>
         </li>
                 
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       <li>Test Suite</li>
                 
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         <li>Move Test Suite to QMTest.</li>
         <li>Add Feature and Regression tests to nightly tester.<br>
         </li>
    </ul>
       <li>Move the Reoptimizer code out of mainline CVS  and the release.</li>
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       <li>Documentation</li>
                 
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         <li>Write documentation on the LLVM tools.</li>
         <li>Review docs, ensuring that the information is up to date.</li>
                 
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       <li>GCC C Front End<br>
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                   <li>Licenses</li>
                 
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         <li>Ensure all software in source tree has proper license.<br>
         </li>
                 
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         <li>Check licenses in test/Programs to ensure everything is good.</li>
         <li>Create license files for anything in the distribution that is
 not under our license.<br>
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       <li>Ensure SafeCode builds.</li>
                      <li>Create a system for managing development and releases
  (i.e. CVS   branching, labeling revisions, etc).<br>
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             <li>Improve documentation on how to create an LLVM project.<br>
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             <li>Testing</li>
                                               
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              <li>Cleanup Reoptimizer tests so that they fit into the framework.<br>
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                                          <li>Create an installer for the 
software.</li>
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             <li>GCC C Front End</li>
                 
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         <li>Place the C front end into the CVS repository.</li>
         <li>Ensure that the C front end compiles and installs nicely.</li>
         <li>Add C++ support.<br>
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       <li>Release Management</li>
                 
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         <li>Find and implement a bug reporting system (i.e. Bugzilla).</li>
                 
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       <li>Make the projects/sample directory an actual example of LLVM code.</li>
                       <li>Testing</li>
                 
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         <li>Create descriptions of what each test is doing (test specifications).<br>
         </li>
         <li>Test LLVM on various Linux distributions.</li>
         <li>Test LLVM on various Solaris distributions.</li>
         <li>Test LLVM on Solaris/x86.<br>
         </li>
                 
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             <li>Licenses</li>
                 
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         <li>Create a license for the UIUC specific LLVM code.</li>
         <li>Add a license file to the distribution.</li>
  file.</li>
                 
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                                <li>Documentation</li>
                 
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         <li>Create man pages for the LLVM utilities.</li>
         <li>Create man pages for the LLVM libraries.</li>
                 
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     <li>Rewrite this page without Netscape Composer :)<br>
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