[lldb-dev] Compiling LLDB on Linux, certain types don't exist at all?

Stephen Wilson wilsons at start.ca
Tue Dec 14 16:30:53 PST 2010

Hi Greg,

Greg Clayton <gclayton at apple.com> writes:
> I removed the offending files for now, sorry about that. 


> I need to get a some buildbots setup for both linux and darwin so we
> darwin folk know when we break the linux build.

That would be absolutely excellent!  It would make development on the
linux side so much simpler :)

Thanks again,

> Greg Clayton
> On Dec 14, 2010, at 1:14 PM, austin seipp wrote:
>> Stephen,
>> Thank you for the follow-up, I figured I was not the only person
>> interested in this. re: the build issue, I assume the Makefiles on
>> linux just blindly compile all *.cpp files in the current directory,
>> whereas xcode project configurations will explicitly enumerate the
>> files that need to be built, so unused files are not a problem. I
>> assume nobody has used the makefiles for quite some time, so they've
>> fallen out of date (indeed, the commit logs say they have not been
>> touched for a while.)
>> Hopefully your changes can get merged soon. If you publish your git
>> repository before then (or after, if you plan on continuing working on
>> linux support,) please be sure to follow up with a URL so we could
>> collaborate in the future if you don't mind. I'd like to see LLDB on
>> Linux as I have gradually been moving all my personal code and
>> machines to Clang, and I do most of my development on Linux, not on OS
>> X. Once your changes are merged, more interesting things can be worked
>> on (and hopefully kept in sync with the tree.)
>>> If you use master to track the svn repo I would recommend that you do
>>> not rebase your "linux" branch -- just update master using 'git svn
>>> rebase' which should always be a simple fast-forward and pull those
>>> changes into the "linux" branch using a merge commit.  That way you have
>>> a proper history that others using git can pull from while staying up to
>>> date.  Of course, you would need to manage any merge-conflicts, etc.
>> This sounds like a much better idea and I can't believe I hadn't
>> thought of it, thanks.
>> Regards,
>> Austin
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