[lldb-dev] test setup for windows -- makefiles

Adrian McCarthy via lldb-dev lldb-dev at lists.llvm.org
Thu Oct 10 08:34:33 PDT 2019

I'm not sure this is entirely up to date, but I'd start here, especially
the Software section:


We get most of those unix-y tools on Windows via GnuWin32.  For LLDB
development, you almost certainly want a Python 3 rather than the
recommended 2.7.

There's also some LLDB-specific advice for setting up on Windows:


Feel free to ask more questions if those links are

On Wed, Oct 9, 2019 at 5:12 PM Larry D'Anna via lldb-dev <
lldb-dev at lists.llvm.org> wrote:

> Hi lldb-dev.
> Most of the tests build binaries to test with using Makefiles, and these
> Makefiles use all sorts of unix commands
> like sed and uname.    And yet I see the build-bot is running `ninja-check
> lldb` on windows.
> I thought maybe if I installed MinGW that would have enough stuff in it to
> run the tests, but that doesn’t seem to be
> true.
> Does anyone have instructions for how to set up a windows test host for
> LLDB?   Or      a list of dependencies that
> should be installed?
> Thanks.
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