[LLVMdev] [PATCH] GettingStarted: mention problems with dynamic linking on Cygwin

Gregory Petrosyan gregory.petrosyan at gmail.com
Tue Dec 8 13:17:56 PST 2009

 My bad -- the patch was against 2.6. Hope this iteration will be the last :-)

 docs/GettingStarted.html |    6 +++++-
 1 files changed, 5 insertions(+), 1 deletions(-)

diff --git a/docs/GettingStarted.html b/docs/GettingStarted.html
index 851bfb6..fd8f308 100644
--- a/docs/GettingStarted.html
+++ b/docs/GettingStarted.html
@@ -252,7 +252,8 @@ software you will need.</p>
-  <td>x86<sup><a href="#pf_1">1</a>,<a href="#pf_8">8</a></sup></td>
+  <td>x86<sup><a href="#pf_1">1</a>,<a href="#pf_8">8</a>,
+     <a href="#pf_11">11</a></sup></td>
   <td>GCC 3.4.X, binutils 2.15</td>
@@ -331,6 +332,9 @@ up</a></li>
     before any Windows-based versions such as Strawberry Perl and
     ActivePerl, as these have Windows-specifics that will cause the
     build to fail.</a></li>
+<li><a name="pf_11">At the moment, LLVM modules requiring dynamic linking can
+    not be built on Cygwin. However, you can build LLVM tools using
+    <i>"make tools-only"</i>.</li>


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