[llvm-commits] CVS: llvm/docs/GettingStarted.html

Chris Lattner lattner at cs.uiuc.edu
Thu Jul 20 17:06:39 PDT 2006

Changes in directory llvm/docs:

GettingStarted.html updated: 1.135 -> 1.136
Log message:

Add some notes about mingw, patch contributed by Anton Korobeynikov.

Diffs of the changes:  (+11 -5)

 GettingStarted.html |   16 +++++++++++-----
 1 files changed, 11 insertions(+), 5 deletions(-)

Index: llvm/docs/GettingStarted.html
diff -u llvm/docs/GettingStarted.html:1.135 llvm/docs/GettingStarted.html:1.136
--- llvm/docs/GettingStarted.html:1.135	Fri Jun 16 18:20:21 2006
+++ llvm/docs/GettingStarted.html	Thu Jul 20 19:06:27 2006
@@ -239,12 +239,12 @@
-  <td>x86<sup><a href="#pf_1">1</a></sup></td>
+  <td>x86<sup><a href="#pf_1">1</a>,<a href="#pf_8">8</a></sup></td>
   <td>GCC 3.4.X, binutils 2.15</td>
-  <td>x86<sup><a href="#pf_1">1</a>,<a href="#pf_6">6</a></sup></td>
+  <td>x86<sup><a href="#pf_1">1</a>,<a href="#pf_6">6</a>,<a href="#pf_8">8</a></sup></td>
   <td>GCC 3.4.X, binutils 2.15</td>
@@ -306,9 +306,15 @@
 <li><a name="pf_5">The GCC-based C/C++ frontend does not build</a></li>
 <li><a name="pf_6">The port is done using the MSYS shell. 
 <a href="http://www.mingw.org/MinGWiki/">Download</a> and install 
-bison (excl. M4.exe) and flex in that order.  Build binutils-2.15 from source,
-if necessary.</li>
+bison (excl. M4.exe) and flex in that order. Build binutils-2.15 from source,
+if necessary. Bison & flex can be also grabbed from GNUWin32 sf.net project</li>
 <li><a name="pf_7">Native code generation exists but is not complete.</a></li>
+<li><a name="pf_8">Binutils up to post-2.17 has bug in bfd/cofflink.c
+    preventing LLVM from building correctly. Several workarounds have been
+    introduced into LLVM build system, but the bug can occur anytime in the
+    future. It's highly recommended to rebuild your current binutils with the
+    patch from <a href="http://sourceware.org/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2659">
+    Binutils bugzilla</a>, if it's wasn't already applied. </a></li>
@@ -1543,7 +1549,7 @@
   <a href="mailto:sabre at nondot.org">Chris Lattner</a><br>
   <a href="http://llvm.x10sys.com/rspencer/">Reid Spencer</a><br>
   <a href="http://llvm.org">The LLVM Compiler Infrastructure</a><br>
-  Last modified: $Date: 2006/06/16 23:20:21 $
+  Last modified: $Date: 2006/07/21 00:06:27 $

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