[LLVMdev] Re: Starting with LLVM-GCC on Cygwin
alexvn at users.sourceforge.net
Tue Dec 28 22:13:21 PST 2004
Reid Spencer wrote:
> I have recently completed a build on Cygwin and am now hosting the
> Cygwin nightly tester. Here's some things you should know:
> 1. LLVM 1.4 release won't build on Cygwin so you'll have to use the
> latest CVS sources.
> 2. Even if you build it on Cygwin, it probably won't work unless you
> use the C Backend. See the test results here:
> 3. Building on Cygwin will require you to build and install GNU
> binutils 2.15 as the version that comes with Cygwin these days will
> assert fail on building the CFE.
> 4. As previously noted, you will also need GCC 3.4.3 to be built and
> My recommendation would be to either wait a week or two until we get
> Cygwin issues figured out or use another platform (Linux, FreeBSD,
> SPARC/Solaris, Darwin/PPC). Cygwin is not exactly the most performant
> system for doing benchmarks as the Cygwin "layer" over Win32 is fairly
Thank you for that information. I will wait until you get Cygwin issues
How can I know of that?
email: alex DOT vinokur AT gmail DOT com
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