Package Base Details: llvm-git

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Keywords: clang git lld lldb llvm polly
Submitter: yurikoles
Maintainer: Lone_Wolf (rjahanbakhshi)
Last Packager: rjahanbakhshi
Votes: 112
Popularity: 0.043241
First Submitted: 2018-12-05 13:56
Last Updated: 2021-06-23 10:38

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Lone_Wolf commented on 2020-08-22 12:18

Archlinux currently has 3 llvm git implementations

  1. This package

    • It aims to provide a full llvm/clang compiler environment for development purposes.
    • Supports cross-compiling , bindings for external stuff (python, ocaml etc) , and some things not in extra-llvm.
    • intended to be used with archlinux core,extra & community repos
    • CONFLICTS with extra llvm/clang packages
    • Currently there's no repo with binary versions
  2. llvm-minimal-git

    • focuses on providing stuff needed for AUR mesa-git. Doesn't support cross-compiling or any bindings for external stuff like ocaml & python.
    • intended to be used with archlinux core,extra & community repos
    • compatible with extra llvm/clang packages
    • no repo with binary versions
  3. packages created & maintained by Lordheavy, an arch developer

    • intended to be used with archlinux testing repos
    • sometimes has problems on systems where testing repos are disabled
    • uses same package structure as llvm/clang in official repos
    • source
    • binary versions in LordHeavys unoffical repo

Lone_Wolf commented on 2019-04-12 20:41

I've looked good at clang-trunk , llvm-svn, repo llvm/clang packages and think this package is now on route to become a worthy successor to llvm-svn .

  • llvm-libs-git holds the runtime libraries.

    It conflicts with the repo llvm-libs package. This is the only way to make sure the llvm linker from git is used, and that's needed for a full dev environment.

  • llvm-git

    has llvm , clang, compiler-rt, ocaml & python bindings, polly , lld , lldb .

The Package now uses a new environment variable to make ninja behave, NINJAFLAGS. If you want to use it adjust the snippet below to your desired values and add it to makepkg.conf.

Incase you are satisfied with ninja defaults you don't need to do anything.

# Add to makepkg.conf
# limit ninja to 20 jobs
# requires special code in PKGBUILD
# see ninja --help for additonal options

The check() function fails rather often, but I do suggest to build with them. If build fails due to test failure you can add --nocheck to skip the tests.

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maleadt commented on 2010-05-09 09:53

Building of clang-svn has been failing recently:
llvm[5]: Building Clang statement node tables with tblgen
tblgen: Unknown command line argument '-gen-clang-stmt-nodes'. Try: '/var/abs/local/yaourtbuild/clang-svn/src/llvm-build/Release-Asserts/bin/tblgen -help'

big_gie commented on 2010-05-06 14:21

I'm hit with a bug:
Can anyone else can reproduce it? Is it only on Arch? Anton Korobeynikov said in comment that the compilation was fine for him...

Also, "pkgconfig" is missing from makedepends. Or should it go in depends?

heftig commented on 2010-04-25 16:06

Thanks, updated.

EdwardXXIV commented on 2010-04-25 15:02

here's a new cppheader.patch:

EdwardXXIV commented on 2010-04-25 15:00

here's a new cppheaders.patch for the new gcc:

Index: lib/Frontend/InitHeaderSearch.cpp
--- lib/Frontend/InitHeaderSearch.cpp (revision 95676)
+++ lib/Frontend/InitHeaderSearch.cpp (working copy)
@@ -533,10 +533,10 @@
"i586-suse-linux", "", "", triple);
"x86_64-suse-linux", "", "", triple);
- // Arch Linux 2008-06-24
- AddGnuCPlusPlusIncludePaths("/usr/include/c++/4.3.1",
+ // Arch Linux 2010-04-25
+ AddGnuCPlusPlusIncludePaths("/usr/include/c++/4.5.0",
"i686-pc-linux-gnu", "", "", triple);
- AddGnuCPlusPlusIncludePaths("/usr/include/c++/4.3.1",
+ AddGnuCPlusPlusIncludePaths("/usr/include/c++/4.5.0",
"x86_64-unknown-linux-gnu", "", "", triple);
// Gentoo x86 2009.1 stable