[LLVMbugs] [Bug 23054] New: clant/tools Makefile pod2html incompatibility

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Sat Mar 28 08:41:42 PDT 2015


            Bug ID: 23054
           Summary: clant/tools Makefile pod2html incompatibility
           Product: Build scripts
           Version: 3.6
          Hardware: Macintosh
                OS: MacOS X
            Status: NEW
          Severity: normal
          Priority: P
         Component: Makefiles
          Assignee: unassignedbugs at nondot.org
          Reporter: pkryger at gmail.com
                CC: llvmbugs at cs.uiuc.edu
    Classification: Unclassified

On OsX 10.10. Use clang from Apple, installed via xcode --select.
$ clang++ --version
Apple LLVM version 6.0 (clang-600.0.57) (based on LLVM 3.5svn)
Target: x86_64-apple-darwin14.1.0
Thread model: posix
$ brew --version

brew cannot install llvm (brew install llvm36 --with-libcxx --with-clang
--rtti). brew output:

2015-03-28 08:46:18 +0000

> /dev/null
/bin/date >
pod2html --css=manpage.css --htmlroot=. \
      --podpath=. --infile=clang.pod
make[4]: pod2html: Permission denied
pod2man --release "clang 3.6.0" --center="Clang Tools Documentation" clang.pod
make[4]: ***
Error 1
make[4]: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs....
make[3]: *** [install] Error 1
make[2]: *** [install] Error 1
make[1]: *** [clang/.makeinstall] Error 2
make: *** [install] Error 1

(full version here:

$ ls -l  /usr/bin/pod2html*
-rw-rw-rw-  37 root  wheel   811 10 Sep  2014 /usr/bin/pod2html
-rwxr-xr-x   1 root  wheel  2073 10 Sep  2014 /usr/bin/pod2html5.16
-rwxr-xr-x   1 root  wheel  2073 10 Sep  2014 /usr/bin/pod2html5.18

The file located at /usr/local/bin/pod2html path clearly states:
-- cut --
The contents of this script should normally never run!  The perl wrapper
should pick the correct script in /usr/bin by appending the appropriate
You can try appending the appropriate perl version number.  See perlmacosx.pod
for more information about multiple version support in Mac OS X.
-- cut --

I believe this is an issue with assumption in cfe/clang/docs/tools/Makefile,
that pod2html is accessible (with exactly this name).

It builds when /usr/bin/pod2html5.18 is symlinked to pod2html (symlink earlier
in path).

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