Sparc64 doesn't care about you, and you shouldn't care about Sparc64

Roman Divacky rdivacky at
Sat Nov 7 08:03:00 UTC 2015

On Fri, Nov 06, 2015 at 12:35:27PM -0800, John-Mark Gurney wrote:
> Sean Bruno wrote this message on Fri, Nov 06, 2015 at 06:19 -0800:
> > problem 1.  the base clang/llvm doesn't support the FreeBSD sparc64
> > target.  This needs work, and hey, if someone wants to spend the time
> > to get things working, great.  Let's move on it and modernize the target.
> We've had support for sparc64 in base clang/llvm for close to a year..
> The problem isn't clang, the problem is making our kernel sources work
> with it...

LLVM still lacks some (many?) things needed to compile FreeBSD kernel.
If nothing else, at least this patch
is needed. There's also different frame size and probably some other issues.


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