[LLVMdev] "clang -v" shows a GCC call

Török Edwin edwintorok at gmail.com
Tue Apr 27 09:20:31 PDT 2010

On 04/27/2010 06:54 PM, Swiss Guy wrote:
> Thanks for your really fast answer.
> I understood that, but this means that the llvm+Clang suite is not able to
> create a machine binary file without any intervention of GCC ?
> I thought it could.
> This means too that I must port GCC+Binutils in order to have a LLVM port
> for my architecture ?
> That sound like a huge work, I've chosen LLVM at the beginnig because I
> thought it could avoid me porting GCC+Binutils.

You can define your own toolchain in clang. I think FreeBSD does that.
You need an assembler, a linker, and a way to call them.

It doesn't necesarely have to be binutils assembler, but it must
understand gas syntax (maybe clang -integrated-as can help here?).

Best regards,

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