[LLVMdev] SolusOS 2 + Clang

Joe Groff arcata at gmail.com
Sat Mar 30 08:30:31 PDT 2013

On Sat, Mar 30, 2013 at 5:46 AM, Ikey Doherty <ikey at solusos.com> wrote:

> So I tried building various other components with Clang. Notable (and well
> known) failures include GLibc and the kernel. I find it more insulting that
> the standard components put forth by GNU (such as glibc) rely on their own
> non-standard extensions. Simply put: If you want to use one, you must use
> all. The case extends to binutils, gcc, etc.

Mainline Linux and glibc are likely to depend on GCC for the foreseeable
future, but you may be interested in investigating the LLVMLinux project,
which has a fork of the kernel that compiles with clang:

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