[lldb-dev] check-lldb will start using in-tree clang by default

Davide Italiano via lldb-dev lldb-dev at lists.llvm.org
Fri Oct 27 12:39:47 PDT 2017

Yes, it seems `configuration.compiler` is None, so this explodes:

        if not is_exe(configuration.compiler):


On Fri, Oct 27, 2017 at 12:37 PM, Davide Italiano <dccitaliano at gmail.com> wrote:
> I think that this change (or some change nearby) broke `check-lldb` on Fedora.
> I'm investigating, but in the meanwhile, here's the log.
> $ ninja check-lldb
> [2/2] Testing LLDB (parallel execution, with a separate subprocess per test)
> Traceback (most recent call last):
>   File "/home/davide/work/llvm-lldb/tools/lldb/test/dotest.py", line
> 7, in <module>
>     lldbsuite.test.run_suite()
>   File "/home/davide/work/llvm-lldb/tools/lldb/packages/Python/lldbsuite/test/dotest.py",
> line 1099, in run_suite
>     parseOptionsAndInitTestdirs()
>   File "/home/davide/work/llvm-lldb/tools/lldb/packages/Python/lldbsuite/test/dotest.py",
> line 282, in parseOptionsAndInitTestdirs
>     if not is_exe(configuration.compiler):
>   File "/home/davide/work/llvm-lldb/tools/lldb/packages/Python/lldbsuite/test/dotest.py",
> line 54, in is_exe
>     return os.path.isfile(fpath) and os.access(fpath, os.X_OK)
>   File "/usr/lib64/python2.7/genericpath.py", line 37, in isfile
>     st = os.stat(path)
> TypeError: coercing to Unicode: need string or buffer, NoneType found
> FAILED: cd /home/davide/work/build-lldb/tools/lldb/test &&
> /usr/bin/python2.7
> /home/davide/work/llvm-lldb/tools/lldb/test/dotest.py -q --arch=x86_64
> --executable /home/davide/work/build-lldb/bin/lldb -s
> /home/davide/work/build-lldb/lldb-test-traces -S nm -u CXXFLAGS -u
> CFLAGS -C /home/davide/work/build-lldb/bin/clang --env
> ARCHIVER=/usr/bin/ar --env OBJCOPY=/usr/bin/objcopy
> ninja: build stopped: subcommand failed.
> On Thu, Oct 26, 2017 at 7:18 PM, Pavel Labath via lldb-dev
> <lldb-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:
>> I am going to check in a change (D39215) which causes the check-lldb
>> target to use the just-built clang for compiling the test inferiors
>> (instead of the system compiler, which was the old default). The main
>> reason for this is to provide better reproducibility of test results
>> between different machines/developers, by removing one of the main
>> sources of nondeterminism. This behavior can be overridden by setting
>> For the change to take effect you will need to clean your build folder
>> (or at least, remove the affected variables from your CMakeCache.txt).
>> After this you may observe a change in the test results from the
>> check-lldb run.
>> Note that this change only affect cmake code -- if you run your tests
>> by running dotest.py directly, nothing will change for you.
>> regards,
>> pavel
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