[libcxx-dev] libcxx port to ppc64le

Itaru Kitayama via libcxx-dev libcxx-dev at lists.llvm.org
Wed Feb 6 00:28:37 PST 2019

Hi Marshall,
Thanks, I'll set up a test bot on the POWER8 Minsky machine as you

On Wed, Feb 6, 2019 at 12:41 AM Marshall Clow <mclow.lists at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 5, 2019 at 2:04 AM Itaru Kitayama via libcxx-dev <
> libcxx-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Is the libcxx port to the ppc64le arch being worked on or
>> ready to use on production systems?
> In general, libc++ doesn't get "ported"; it's written in a manner that
> (generally) doesn't require it.
> However, it does depend on some other libraries for system-specific
> behavior (exception unwinding, etc).
> Those libraries tend to change from architecture to architecture (and OS
> to OS).
> Libc++ is known to work on various little-endian systems.
> You can run the libc++ tests yourself locally - see
> http://libcxx.llvm.org/docs/TestingLibcxx.html
> The best way to make sure that libc++ works well on a particular system is
> to set up a test bot and add it to the bot farm.
> That way, the tests will get run on every checkin, and failures can be
> found (and fixes can be tested)
> If you are aware of specific problems, then filing bugs is a good start.
> -- Marshall
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