Add new redhat triple

Rafael EspĂ­ndola rafael.espindola at
Fri Jan 10 05:54:27 PST 2014

On 9 January 2014 17:56, Cody Maloney <cmaloney at> wrote:
> Where / how should I add a test? (Browsing through the existing tests I
> don't see one which looks like the right place to add another triple and
> go).

Probably the best place is test/Driver/linux-ld.c.

> It's possible this has a little to do with how the particular GCC package
> was built but that is using a standard RPM spec file just updated for 4.8.2,
> so I suspect others might come across this and wonder why no c++ headers are
> found.

So this is not an official CentOS package?

> Is there any particular reason why the installation detection triple finding
> code uses an explicit white-list (And then possibly a great many stat call
> than doing a directory walk and then filter / scan for critical attributes?
> It seems like that would make it more likely LLVM find something compatible
> and try to just work if possible (even in the presence of new triples).
> Since triples follow a fairly standard structure, it seems like a lot of the
> LLVM triple parsing code could just be used to match the provided
> architecture triple (rather than explicit whitelist).

So your idea is to do a directory listing and check which entries
"look like" triples? I could probably be made to work. Chandler, what
do you think?


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