[cfe-dev] -fuse-ld with Mingw

Techmeology via cfe-dev cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
Tue Apr 5 20:36:21 PDT 2016


Ah. You're right. Since the version I checked, the target triple does
select the ld (even if -fuse-ld can't choose anything other than ld or lld).

That works for my use-case, I guess.


On 04/05/16 09:39, Filipe Cabecinhas wrote:
> I guess it shouldn't be a big problem. I always looked at -fuse-ld=...
> as a "flavour" selector, to be paired with -B or $PATH or something.
> But... Shouldn't x86_64-w64-mingw32-ld be found if you're using
> x86_64-w64-mingw32 as the target triple?
> GetProgramPath ends up calling generatePrefixedToolNames to do this.
> Can you send us a reproducer for that problem?
>   Filipe
> On Tue, Apr 5, 2016 at 6:20 AM, Yaron Keren <yaron.keren at gmail.com> wrote:
>> +Filipe Cabecinhas‏ <filcab at gmail.com‏>
>> Thanks for cc-ing me, I missed the message. Original discussion here:
>> http://lists.llvm.org/pipermail/cfe-commits/Week-of-Mon-20151109/143190.html
>> I think r253161 could be reverted or made more flexible validating the
>> linker name ends with "ld".
>> Filipe, any thoughts?
>> 2016-04-04 23:17 GMT+03:00 Rui Ueyama <ruiu at google.com>:
>>> +Yaron since he submitted r253161.
>>> On Sun, Apr 3, 2016 at 7:01 PM, Techmeology via cfe-dev
>>> <cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>>>> Hello
>>>> I'm trying to use Clang to cross-compile for Windows on Linux. My system
>>>> linker (/usr/bin/ld) does not support the creation of Windows
>>>> executables, but I have another linker, x86_64-w64-mingw32-ld, that does.
>>>> There is logic in the Mingw support that prevents the use of any linker
>>>> that isn't called "ld" or "lld" which prevents me from using
>>>> x86_64-w64-mingw32-ld unless I revert the commit. This logic is added by
>>>> r253161 (4f60e73bd8c2ee40ef6d419e15860bfbfba4c619 in git). According to
>>>> the commit message, this was suggested by Filipe Cabecinhas.
>>>> Unfortunately, I don't have an email address, so I can't cc this
>>>> developer, however: would it be possible to revert this commit, as it
>>>> impedes the cross-compilation use case?
>>>> Many Thanks
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