[Buildroot] [PATCH v8 1/2] package/compiler-rt: new package

Thomas Preston thomas.preston at codethink.co.uk
Thu Dec 5 10:44:44 UTC 2019

On 05/12/2019 09:44, Thomas Preston wrote:
> On 27/10/2019 19:31, Matthew Weber wrote:
>> On Wed, Oct 23, 2019 at 4:46 PM Matt Weber
>> <matthew.weber at rockwellcollins.com> wrote:
>>> +# The installation of the target runtime libraries defaults to DESTDIR, however
>>> +# host-clang resources directory needs a link so Clang can find the runtime
>>> +# libraries in the same location they would be if built as part of the Clang
>>> +# build. The "resources" directory is loosely documented and seems to be
>>> +# assumed, as compiler-rt is usually build at the same time as Clang and not
>>> +# standalone.
>>> +       mkdir -p $(HOST_DIR)/lib/clang/$(HOST_CLANG_VERSION)/lib
>>> +       ln -sf ../../../../$(GNU_TARGET_NAME)/sysroot/usr/lib/linux $(HOST_DIR)/lib/clang/$(HOST_CLANG_VERSION)/lib/linux
>>> +       ln -sf ../../../../$(GNU_TARGET_NAME)/sysroot/usr/share $(HOST_DIR)/lib/clang/$(HOST_CLANG_VERSION)/share
>>> +endef
>>> +
> The second of those symlinks should only go up three directories.
> Also, why do you create symlinks into $(HOST_DIR) from a "target" package?
> Why not just add host-compiler-rt logic and depend on "host-compiler-rt"
> where appropriate? Then you could remove this define entirely. I'd also add:
> The default target is still the same. I'm testing this at the minute.

Actually scratch that, host-compiler-rt would build a compiler-rt for the
host system - which we don't want.

host-clang expects to find `lib/linux` and `share` (target) compiler-rt
files, which is what these symlinks provide.

Sorry for spam, although my other two comments still apply.


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