LLVM Weekly - #264, January 21st 2019

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The new license and developer policy is now in place. The new license is now in place and all subsequent contributions to LLVM must be under this license. The license for the LLVM-8 branch remains unchanged. See the message for more information. Massive thanks are due to everyone involved.

LLVM 8.0.0 has been branched. Trunk is now 9.0.0. 8.0.0 final is scheduled for Feb 27th.

Trail of Bits have an incredibly in-depth blog post on how McSema handles C++ exceptions. As background, this includes a great description of how C++ exceptions work.

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