[cfe-users] Problem installing Clang

John Pote johnhpote at o2.co.uk
Sat Mar 22 02:51:39 PDT 2014

Thanks for the reply. I'll give it a go.

Are there any examples of using clang? I mean are there any environment 
variables that need setting, how does the compiler know which language 
to compile for, link to required libraries etc.

Many thanks,

On 22/03/2014 02:50, Hans Wennborg wrote:
> Hi John,
> On Fri, Mar 21, 2014 at 3:58 AM, John Pote <johnhpote at o2.co.uk> wrote:
>> Thought I would give clang a try out so installed version 3.4 pre-built
>> binary "Clang for Windows (.sig)" from
>> http://llvm.org/releases/download.html#3.4.
>> Installation seemed to go OK.
>> When I tried to run clang.exe I received a windows error message stating
>> that the .exe was not a valid win32 executable. So I tried some of the other
>> executables in the bin directory, all of them gave the same result.
>> My PC is running Win XP professional 5.1 with service pack 3.
> The 3.4 release for Windows doesn't support Windows XP. Unfortunately
> we didn't realize this until after the release.
> The good news is that the more recent versions of the snapshots at
> http://www.llvm.org/builds/ are built with XP support.
>> Also I could not find any docs on how to  use clang. The on line
>> http://clang.llvm.org/docs/UsersManual.html is a little sparse. Curiously
>> while I did find most of the usual include files I could not find stdio.h .
> stdio.h isn't included because we don't provide a C standard library.
> You'll have to use the standard library from Visual Studio or MinGW.
> Hope this helps,
> Hans
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