[lldb-dev] building lldb via command line on osx: error: "LONG_BIT definition

Greg Clayton gclayton at apple.com
Wed Mar 5 10:17:03 PST 2014

Just use Xcode from the command line:

cd lldb
xcodebuild -configuration Debug


cd build/Debug

everything will be in that directory. If you build with make, you won't end up with a LLDB.framework, with Xcode build you will.


On Mar 5, 2014, at 1:36 AM, Timothee Cour <thelastmammoth at gmail.com> wrote:

> i'm trying to build lldb w/o xcode on osx without using xcode, following linux's instructions.
> it fails at this step:
> ninja lldb
> ...
> In file included from /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Headers/Python.h:55:
> /Library/Frameworks/Python.framework/Headers/pyport.h:616:2: error: "LONG_BIT definition appears wrong for platform (bad gcc/glibc config?)."
> #error "LONG_BIT definition appears wrong for platform (bad gcc/glibc config?)."
> It does work using xcode though (but needs a bit updating as docs only mention xcode 4.x not xcode 5.x)
> Furthermore I can't seem to be able to build lldb-gdbserver on xcode : gives error Python.h file not found.
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