FreeBSD 12.0 RELEASE i386 can not build a kernel?

Rodney W. Grimes freebsd at
Thu Feb 28 15:33:59 UTC 2019

> On Thu, 28 Feb 2019 at 09:33, Rodney W. Grimes
> <freebsd at> wrote:
> >
> > LD?=ld.lld in the right place(s)?
> Perhaps, I seem to recall some issue with that, but not the specifics.

Any idea on what that issue was?

> > And is this still an issue for stable/12 i386?
> > or has ld been changed to ld.lld?
> stable/12 i386 still has GNU ld as /usr/bin/ld and there are a small
> number of ports (particularly Free Pascal ones) which fail to build
> with lld.
> They're tracked as children of PR 214864:
> The Lazarus / Free Pascal issue is in PR 233413.

Thank you, I am now cc: on PR214864

> In my opinion we should merge the switch to lld as /usr/bin/ld to
> stable/12 now and iterate on fixing the remaining ports fallout, but
> would like re/portmgr's assent.

I'll defer to gjb@ on that, but this seems reasonable from my perspective.
Adding re@ to cc: list

Rod Grimes                                                 rgrimes at

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