[cfe-dev] BUILD_SHARED_LIBS=True breaks some tests

Alex Bradbury via cfe-dev cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Jan 9 08:58:25 PST 2019

On Tue, 8 Jan 2019 at 22:14, David Greene via cfe-dev
<cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> "Joel E. Denny via cfe-dev" <cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org> writes:
> > Do other Clang developers find BUILD_SHARED_LIBS=True useful? Do you
> > see the above failures? Should there be a bot to test that build
> > configuration?
> I don't use BUILD_SHARED_LIBS=True but if that's a supported option, it
> should be tested.
> This argument will, of course, lead to an explosion of builders, as the
> set of combinations of cmake variables is very large.  It would be
> useful to gather the various configurations people use and see if there
> is a set of common-ish combinations that is small enough to regularly
> test.

I suspect the set is fairly small - particularly if you limit yourself
to options that are "likely" to catch issues (searching the
llvm-commits archives demonstrates that a BUILD_SHARED_LIBS builder
would be useful).



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