[LLVMdev] Build/Install of LLVM without root access

John Criswell criswell at illinois.edu
Tue Jan 7 07:46:47 PST 2014

On 1/7/14 9:35 AM, Bryan Ewbank wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> I am trying to figure out how to install LLVM as a user on a *NIX 
> machine rather than as root.   Is there any reference to doing this 
> successfully?  I keep running into problems with locations not 
> writeable or obsolete versions of tools on which LLVM is dependent.

I haven't installed newer versions of LLVM lately, but if you're 
building LLVM with the configure script and make, all you should need to 
do is specify an install location that you have access to:

./configure --prefix=<some directory you can write to>

-- John T.

> Thank you for any pointers or references,
> --Bryan Ewbank, Software Language Developer. www.sas.com 
> <http://www.sas.com>
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