[LLVMdev] LLVM MinGW binaries on Vista issue

Jim Grosbach grosbach at apple.com
Wed Dec 16 08:42:51 PST 2009

On Dec 16, 2009, at 8:34 AM, Anton Korobeynikov wrote:

> Hello, Jon
>> What threw me was the projects inclusion of 2 of the 3 other pieces  
>> that make up a typical manual install of mingw or http://www.tdragon.net/recentgcc/ 
>>   I saw the runtime and w32api stuff in my very quick scan of the  
>> llvm-gcc dir and didn't bother to confirm binutils :(
> Well, binutils are quite different:
> 1. It's GPL-licensed, thus we need to provide sources as well, which
> is bit inconvenient
> 2. You need to have headers & libs in predefined dirs to let gcc /
> llvm-gcc pick them w/o any additional options, this is not case of
> binutils - you just need stuff in path
>> Take me up on my offer to submit a doc patch...point me to the  
>> proper html source and I'll send you a diff for review.
> Just grab the GettingStarted.html page, seems to be pretty  
> convenient place.

Hi Jon,

Just in case it's not clear, the svn for that page is part of the  
llvmCore project. Specifically,


Thanks for offering to help with the documentation. Making things  
clearer for new users is always a good thing.


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