[LLVMdev] llvm linker command failure

Duncan Sands baldrick at free.fr
Sun Jul 24 06:32:02 PDT 2011

Hi Adarsh,

> I am new to LLVM. I am using Clang 3.0 to execute c programs.
> I am using mandriva spring 2010. GCC version 4.4.1 is installed in the system.
> I used the following link to install LLVM.
> svn co http://llvm.org/svn/llvm-project/llvm/trunk llvm
> I run it by using the below command
> clang file.c.
> I am getting the following error.
> /usr/bin/ld: cannot find -lgcc
> clang: error: linker command failed with exit code 1 (use -v to see invocation)
> Please help me.

you should probably ask this on the clang mailing list.  It looks similar to
problems people have been having with recent versions of ubuntu and debian,
in which libgcc has been placed in a strange place.  Where is libgcc.a on your

Ciao, Duncan.

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