[cfe-dev] How to change the linker of clang

Nathan Wilson nwilson20 at gmail.com
Thu Jun 11 18:52:56 PDT 2015

On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 8:31 PM, Eric Lu <eirc.lew at gmail.com> wrote:

> 1) Build clang with GCC-4.9.2, when compling other application s with
> clang/clang++, the default linker is ld, can I replace it with other linker
> tool´╝î if we can, how to do it?
> I.E. can we use collect2 instead?
You could symlink ld to point to collect2.

For example I use gold and point to:
ls -la /usr/local/bin/ld:
/usr/local/bin/ld -> /usr/bin/gold

> 2) how to specify the  path, if we do not use the default vertion GCC?

You can specify which version of GCC when you run cmake by adding the flags:

> Best Regards!
> Eric Lew
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