[CFT]: ClangBSD is selfhosting, we need testers now
brooks at freebsd.org
Thu Apr 22 23:57:33 UTC 2010
On Thu, Apr 22, 2010 at 04:32:45PM -0700, K. Macy wrote:
> The current llvm-devel package is woefully out of date. Anyone wishing
> to try this will need to compile the latest port.
For the foreseeable future, doing anything but using the latest port is a
recipe for problems.
> On Fri, Apr 16, 2010 at 9:08 AM, Roman Divacky <rdivacky at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > Hi,
> > ClangBSD is a branch of FreeBSD that aims at integrating clang (clang.llvm.org)
> > into FreeBSD, replacing GCC as a system compiler.
> > Recently, we've achieved the state when clang can compile all of FreeBSD world
> > on i386/amd64 platforms (including all the C++ apps we have and itself)
> > and a bootable kernel. Thus we feel that the time has come to ask the FreeBSD
> > community for wider testing on i386/amd64 (you sure can help with other
> > platforms too :)).
> > How to setup ClangBSD:
> > The default configuration of ClangBSD requires clang installed so you can
> > either install fresh llvm-devel port (portinstall devel/llvm-devel) or change
> > CC to "gcc" and CXX to "g++" in share/mk/sys.mk. I recommend the former.
> > ? ? ? ?svn co http://svn.freebsd.org/base/projects/clangbsd/ clangbsd
> > ? ? ? ?cd clangbsd && make buildworld
> > ? ? ? ?echo NO_WERROR= >> /etc/make.conf
> > ? ? ? ?echo WERROR= ? ?>> /etc/make.conf
> > ? ? ? ?make DESTDIR=/clangbsd-chroot/ installworld
> > now you have ClangBSD world installed and you can chroot into it. I don't
> > recommend installing ClangBSD into real root as it is not tested enough.
> > You can also start using clang compiled kernel - either build the kernel in
> > the ClangBSD chroot (set NO_WERROR=yo and WERROR=yo in /etc/src.conf) or set
> > CC to clang and build kernel the normal way.
> > This information (and more) is also provided on:
> > ? ? ? ?http://wiki.freebsd.org/BuildingFreeBSDWithClang
> > We kindly ask you to setup ClangBSD chroot and/or use clang compiled kernel and
> > use it as you would normally use FreeBSD. Please report back
> > Thank you,
> > ? Roman Divacky on behalf of the ClangBSD team
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