[cfe-dev] Question about a CMake macro in Clang repository

Nicolás Alvarez via cfe-dev cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org
Sun Aug 23 12:03:36 PDT 2020

El vie., 21 de ago. de 2020 a la(s) 21:15, Stephane Rolland via
cfe-dev (cfe-dev at lists.llvm.org) escribió:
> Hi, first message here, hope that's the right place to ask
> I'm working on the packaging of an application (Cling++) which depends on Clang and Llvm, for the NixOs operating system.
> Currently my compilation fails at the Clang level with this error: Unknown CMake command "find_first_existing_vc_file".
> In the Clang repository there's:
> lib/Basic/CMakeLists.txt
> 7:find_first_existing_vc_file("${LLVM_MAIN_SRC_DIR}" llvm_vc)
> 8:find_first_existing_vc_file("${CLANG_SOURCE_DIR}" clang_vc)
> find_first_existing_vc_file does not seem to be defined with the macro keyword nor included with the include keyword inside the Clang repository.
> However we can have a definition for this macro inside the Llvm repository:
> llvm/include/llvm/Support/CMakeLists.txt
> 11:macro(find_first_existing_vc_file out_var path)
> 34:find_first_existing_vc_file(llvm_vc "${LLVM_MAIN_SRC_DIR}")
> How, by which mechanism is Clang compilation supposed to use/include this macro from LLVM ?
> In my case, the compilation of Clang fails with this message:
> CMake Error at lib/Basic/CMakeLists.txt:7 (find_first_existing_vc_file):
>   Unknown CMake command "find_first_existing_vc_file".

What old version of LLVM are you building? The macro was moved from
llvm/Support/CMakeLists.txt into AddLLVM.cmake in 2017 (git
76d02cebab, SVN 312419).


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