[cfe-dev] Results of the FreeBSD Ports build with CC=clang

Eli Friedman eli.friedman at gmail.com
Wed Jun 3 15:40:10 PDT 2009

On Wed, Jun 3, 2009 at 3:18 PM, David Chisnall<theraven at sucs.org> wrote:
> On 3 Jun 2009, at 20:47, Eli Friedman wrote:
>> llvm-ld is insufficient because it doesn't interact correctly with
>> conventional nm/ar/etc.  gold ( http://llvm.org/docs/GoldPlugin.html )
>> should work on FreeBSD, though.
> Gold svn as of two weeks ago didn't build on FreeBSD - I don't know of
> anyone who has built it on a non-Linux platform.

Hmm, really?  I don't have a FreeBSD box, but building a version of
gold targeting FreeBSD seems to work just fine.

> The GPLv3 means that it is
> unlikely to ever make it into the FreeBSD base system.

Doesn't FreeBSD use binutils anyway at the moment?


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