[LLVMdev] Building LLVM 2.7 on OpenSolaris

Eric Christopher echristo at apple.com
Thu Jul 29 17:40:35 PDT 2010

On Jul 29, 2010, at 5:36 PM, Laszlo Kiss wrote:

> The build process fails to link the LLVM tools. Specifically, the  
> first tool to build is 'opt' which results in 700+ undefined symbols.
> I looked into the Makefiles and found that the "LINK_COMPONENTS" make  
> variable does not get the correct set of libraries. In fact, at the  
> top level Makefile.rules, the variable is set to "support system",  
> however, these do not seem to make it to the 'opt' make context.
> The list of libraries for 'opt' is (from the g++ link command):
> ... -lLLVMipo -lLLVMScalarOpts -lLLVMInstrumentation -lLLVMAsmParser - 
> lLLVMBitWriter -lLLVMBitReader ...
> It is missing at a minimum LLVMCore, which when added reduces the  
> unresolved externals to 400+.
> Guidance about how to deal with the link process would be great.

It should work, however, none of us that I know of have access to solaris.

At minimum you should file a bug (llvm.org/bugs) with your configure and
make output.

I'm also curious why you chose those configure options (not --prefix, the


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