[LLVMdev] Still Trying to Build on MINGW
jeffc at jolt-lang.org
Sat May 6 16:28:07 PDT 2006
Yep, Windows has different notions than Unix on what constitutes a valid
path. I made the change you suggested:
Greg Pettyjohn wrote:
> On Sat, 6 May 2006, Greg Pettyjohn wrote:
>> Now I'm having problems with this:
>> llvm-ar rc ./libgcc.a libgcc/./_muldi3.o <and-lots-more-.o-files...>
>> C:\msys\1.0\home\llvm_home\install\bin\llvm-ar.exe: <invalid>: path is not valid
> I've tracked this down in the debugger. It is indeed a bug. The problem is
> that Path::isValid() will reject a string containing "<" and ">" on
> Note that this is not the case on Unix -- compare the implementation of
> Path::isValid() in .../Unix/Path.inc to the one in .../Win32/Path.inc.
> Probably the right place to make the fix is in
> ArchiveMember::ArchiveMember() (Archive.cpp circa line 43).
> As per the comment this constructor is being used to make a "sentry node"
> in an ilist. In the initializations you will see `path("<invalid>")' which
> on Windows should be something else (perhaps just use
> I'm new to this list should I go ahead and write a bug? Or do you have
> enough info here?
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