[llvm-dev] Help building llvm on freebsd 8.4

Brooks Davis via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Fri Jun 24 16:51:10 PDT 2016

On Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 02:29:41PM +0200, Carsten Mattner via llvm-dev wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 23, 2016 at 11:05 AM, Dimitry Andric via llvm-dev
> <llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
> > You can run FreeBSD 8 executables on FreeBSD 10, but not the other way around.
> But what about a statically linked clang-3.x where x >= 5, and running that on
> FreeBSD 8?

It's possible that a clang compiled on 10 only uses system call
interfaces that exist in 8, but I'd be a bit surprised if that was the
case.  If it is the case, then a static clang could work.  That's
definitly not a supported scenerio.

-- Brooks

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