[llvm-dev] 答复: How to compile glibc with clang/llvm?

xuruobin via llvm-dev llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
Mon Dec 24 23:52:16 PST 2018

Since I'm working on clang4.0.1, I cannot use GRTE. I will try to extract these syscalls from glibc source code, thanks anyway.

> -----邮件原件-----
> 发件人: Kristina Brooks [mailto:notstina at gmail.com]
> 发送时间: 2018年12月23日 19:00
> 收件人: xuruobin <xuruobin at huawei.com>
> 抄送: llvm-dev at lists.llvm.org
> 主题: Re: [llvm-dev] How to compile glibc with clang/llvm?
> Hi.
> Actually from reading the README, it seems to imply that it can be built
> with Clang 6.0.0 and above now, though it does incorporate a lot of patches
> not
> specific to Clang building so you will end up with them as well:
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> GRTE v5 and later can also be built with clang and (optionally) lld.
> LLVM support for GNU source code continues to evolve (as of June
> 2018), so the process is less straightforward, and likely to change
> from what is documented here.  There are a number of glibc patches
> that make this work, including additional configure options mentioned
> below.
> The minimum version of clang is 6.0.0.  If lld is to be used for linking,
> it needs to be newer than 6.0.0.
> Configure:
>   CC=path-to-llvm/clang CXX=path-to-llvm/clang++ \
>     ../glibc/configure --disable-werror --with-clang --disable-float128 \
>       --with-lld --with-default-link --disable-multi-arch --prefix=/something
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> On 23/12/2018 02:51, Kristina Brooks wrote:
> > Hi.
> >
> > I've managed to do it before, with a lot of patches to Glibc, as well as ld.so
> and getting basic programs to start with
> > it. However, a lot of tests did not pass and in general I abandoned it due to
> the fact that Glibc source code is not
> > very easy to work with.
> >
> > I can upload it somewhere, not sure if there is any general interest in this
> kind of thing. I think current GRTE may
> > also be build-able with Clang (my fork was based on older GRTE which had
> unfinished patches to support Clang), though I
> > haven't had the time to look at that recently.
> >
> > I should add a huge disclaimer: this won't be easy and requires
> understanding the macro hell in glibc, GRTE relies on
> > some hacky uses of `_Pragma` to supplement for some macros otherwise
> not possible with Clang. Even if you do get it to
> > build I think it may be a waste of time to try and just implement the missing
> symbols in your case (or figure out why
> > they're not being exported).
> >
> > Thanks.
> >
> > On 22/12/2018 09:29, xuruobin via llvm-dev wrote:
> >> To whom it may concern,
> >>
> >>  	Is there a way to build glibc with clang/llvm? I’m working on enabling
> llvm-cov for my compiler which is a totally new arch with a libc.a built from
> newlib. I successfully built compiler-rt but when I typed the command `
> clang++ --target=xxx -fprofile-instr-generate -fcoverage-mapping foo.cc -o
> foo`, the linker failed because of undefined reference to
> `mmap'/`ftruncate'/`mkdir'. I found these functions are supported by glibc
> but I cannot bulid glibc with clang/llvm(configure gave me an error “These
> critical programs are missing or too old: compiler”). So I want to know how
> can I compile glibc with clang/llvm or are there some WIP patches to help me
> with this requirement?
> >>
> >> Thanks,
> >> Ruobin.
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