ps, clang and make variables

Da Rock freebsd-questions at
Sat Mar 31 14:32:03 UTC 2012

On 03/31/12 23:56, andrew clarke wrote:
> On Sat 2012-03-31 20:32:04 UTC+1000, R Skinner (rocky at wrote:
>> Stupid question, but I need to clarify and make sure I'm right here:
>> what should I see as the running process if clang is compiling? ATM I
>> see cc1plus.
> clang for C, clang++ for C++

Figures... not working then.
>> I'm trying to set CC and friends make variables to clang for a build,
>> but it doesn't appear to be 'sticking'. It seems to change the shell env
>> to bash, but that shouldn't be the problem. So I'm trying to work out
>> whats up.
> I have this in /etc/make.conf:
> .include "/etc/make.clang.conf"
> and /etc/make.clang.conf itself:
> .if !defined(CC) || ${CC} == "cc"
> CC=clang
> .endif
> .if !defined(CXX) || ${CXX} == "c++"
> CXX=clang++
> .endif
> .if !defined(CPP) || ${CPP} == "cpp"
> CPP=clang -E
> .endif
> # Don't die on warnings
> # Don't forget this when using Jails!
> This is from which
> talks about building the FreeBSD kernel&  base, but it's also used by
> the Ports system.
> Another option is to set CC&  CXX explicitly:
> cd /usr/ports/*/foobar
> make CC=clang CXX=clang++

And thats whats not working here.
>> FWIW I'm trying to build libreoffice with clang as it doesn't build, or
>> more accurately doesn't build and test correctly. It doesn't appear to
>> honor the CC variables (CC, CXX, CPP, etc). Worth a shot anyway :)
> I've never tried building LibreOffice at all, let alone with Clang,
> but apparently it can be done:
Apparently. And given the errors I've been having I'm trying to give it 
a go.

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