[cfe-users] How to use clang-tidy plugin.

Alfred Zien via cfe-users cfe-users at lists.llvm.org
Fri Jan 20 00:44:02 PST 2017

Thanks for clarifying! Based on this, as I understand, we can't use any other library (for example ASTMatchers) in plugin that clang doesn't use?

> On 19 Jan 2017, at 19:44, Benjamin Kramer <benny.kra at gmail.com> wrote:
> I don't think I ever added the build rules to build clang-tidy as a
> plugin for use outside of libclang. You can use it via libclang and
> the python bindings currently. Adding the necessary build rules isn't
> easy because you'd have to avoid linking clang symbols into both the
> plugin and the actual clang binary, the current cmake layout doesn't
> really support that :(
> On Tue, Jan 17, 2017 at 4:12 PM, Alfred Zien via cfe-users
> <cfe-users at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> Hi! I need to use clang-tidy as a clang plugin, but can't figure out how to do it.
>> I see ClangTidyPlugin.cpp file, and there is ClangTidyPlugin target, but when I run `make clangTidyPlugin` it produces only libclangTidyPlugin.a, no any dynamic library. Am I doing something wrong? Is it even possible?
>> Thanks for any help.
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