[LLVMdev] LLVM 1.4 uploaded to Debian unstable
reid at x10sys.com
Fri Mar 11 20:11:07 PST 2005
That's GREAT! Thanks!
On Fri, 2005-03-11 at 19:52, Chris Lattner wrote:
> On Fri, 11 Mar 2005, Al Stone wrote:
> > So. I _finally_ got the building and packaging of LLVM and the
> > GCC FE into a state I'm more or less happy with. As a result, I
> > uploaded x86 packages into the NEW queue just a little while ago.
> > Whew.
> Nice! Thanks a lot Al!
> > What this means is that in a few weeks (hard to say how long,
> > really) the package will be reviewed by the Debian FTP masters.
> > If they like/approve of what they see, they'll let the package
> > through and LLVM will become an official part of the Debian
> > archive.
> > Until the packages get out of the NEW queue, for the Debian users
> > out there (I _hope_ it's more than just me :), you can get updates
> > by adding the following to sources.list:
> > deb http://toolchain.org/~ahs3/ /
> > deb-src http://toolchain.org/~ahs3 /
> > Then, 'apt-get install llvm-cfe llvm-docs' and you'll get a copy
> > of everything.
> > Some notes about the packages:
> > -- You can install just the 'llvm' package and it will _not_
> > require the GCC CFE (that's why you install 'llvm-cfe' above
> > because 'llvm-cfe' depends on 'llvm', and not vice versa as
> > it was earlier). Add other front-ends at your leisure.
> > -- I've added a short script that installs in /etc/init.d and
> > registers lli with the Linux kernel as an interpreter. With
> > a simple '/etc/init.d/llvm start' I can now run *.bc files
> > from the command line. Saves me having to type 'lli ' each
> > time.
> > -- Some of the binaries ended up getting wrapped by scripts so
> > that environment variables could be controlled and we could
> > point at the right binaries or configuration files.
> > -- The source package ('apt-get source llvm') is scripted to build
> > fairly easily. It's now set up to allow building on Debian i386,
> > amd64, sparc and powerpc architectures. I can get testing time
> > on the first two pretty easy, but not the latter two, though, so
> > now you can't say you haven't been warned :). Note, too, that it
> > should be pretty straightforward to add new architectures, and not
> > too bad to add new front-ends.
> > Now, on to 1.5 :-)....
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