[cfe-dev] [PATCH]: add support for FreeBSD

Roman Divacky rdivacky at freebsd.org
Thu Oct 16 04:14:05 PDT 2008

On Wed, Oct 15, 2008 at 08:14:29AM -0700, Chris Lattner wrote:
> On Oct 14, 2008, at 11:35 PM, Roman Divacky wrote:
> >>>I think you are right.... the __FreeBSD_cc_version is used to denote
> >>>what gcc is used on a given FreeBSD. I believe we can easily pretend
> >>>it's always X00001 where X is the FreeBSD major number. do you like
> >>>this
> >>>patch? I could not test it but it should be ok...
> >>
> >>The patch looks great to me, can you please resend as an attachment?
> >>It is coming through inline and I can't copy/paste it successfully,
> >>thanks!
> >
> >here it is.
> Ah, I'm sorry, one more change please.
> The code to detect the OS should go into the llvm::sys::osVersion()  
> function in libsystem.  This causes clang to set the target triple in  
> CreateTargetTriple() in clang.cpp.  You will want it to set a target  
> triple like "freebsd8-..." etc.
> Based on the target triple, you want getFreeBSDDefines to set the  
> "release".  For an example, look at how getDarwinDefines extracts the  
> "darwin8-..." into some logic that eventually sets  
> Splitting the patch into these two pieces is important because you  
> want clang to *default* to the current dynamic system, but you want to  
> be able to override/cross compile with the -target=... option.  Also,  
> calling uname in Targets.cpp doesn't work because not all hosts have  
> it (which is why it needs to be in libsystem).

this should do the trick
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