[LLVMdev] error when trying to create a JIT execution engine "Interpreter has not been linked in"

Óscar Fuentes ofv at wanadoo.es
Thu Aug 12 10:15:29 PDT 2010

alecbenzer <alecbenzer at gmail.com> writes:

> I've been following this guide: http://llvm.org/docs/tutorial/LangImpl4.html
> and am getting an error when trying to create an execution engine. When
> running this code:
> executionEngine = llvm::EngineBuilder(module).setErrorStr(&errStr).create();
> errStr contains: "Interpreter has not been linked in." I'm using this
> command to build:
> g++ -g errors.o lexer.o parser.o lang.o main.o -rdynamic `llvm-config
> --cppflags --ldflags --libs core jit native` -O3 -o llvm-lisp
> (my whole Makefile: http://pastebin.com/v33V48bH)
> I'm on 64bit linux (ubuntu 10.04). What's causing the problem?

Probably you are not calling InitializeNativeTarget. Add this to your
source code:

#include "llvm/Target/TargetSelect.h"

int main() {

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