[llvm-dev] llvm-toolchain-3.8 on lower arm targets, specifically Debian armel and Raspbian.

Tim Northover via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue May 17 14:38:27 PDT 2016

> Can you clarify what exactly compiler-rt is and how important it is to the
> stack as a whole. It seems that llvm-toolchain-3.7 built successfully on
> raspbian without building compiler-rt while llvm-toolchain-3.8 built an
> armv7 compiler-rt (and hence got blocked from entering the raspbian repos).

Compiler-rt is the equivalent of libgcc, and Clang can use the
existing host's libgcc quite happily so it's really not that important
unless you're trying to build a GNU-free environment for whatever



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