[llvmlinux] Compile LLVM/Clang for ARM android

Anton Smirnov dev at antonsmirnov.name
Wed Oct 16 11:43:19 UTC 2013


> I don't know exactly what but Android is able to build LLVM for some
purpose. Then you would need to build Clang using this LLVM

Do you mean https://android.googlesource.com/platform/external/llvm/ repo
that i wrote about in my 1st email?



2013/10/16 Tinti <viniciustinti at gmail.com>

> Hi Anton,
>
> I have never tried it but I would suggest you to take a look on Android
> build system. You probably already know that Android builds a version of
> LLVM to do some stuff.
>
> I don't know exactly what but Android is able to build LLVM for some
> purpose. Then you would need to build Clang using this LLVM. This may be
> the easy way.
>
> I hope it helps.
>
> Regards,
> Tinti
>
>
> On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 8:34 AM, Anton Smirnov <dev at antonsmirnov.name>wrote:
>
>> Hi, Tinti.
>>
>> I'm trying to compile llvm/clang to work on arm android (host) and
>> compile for arm android (target).
>> If you targeted to compile USING Clang, then i don't mind to compile
>> Clang for ARM Android USING Clang on my build machine.
>>
>> I've asked for suggestions or any compilation guide in llvm mail-list but
>> it seems that nobody did it before and there are A LOT of different
>> problems there from not ready sources/configs to my small experience in
>> native tools, toolchains, etc.
>>
>> So can anybody help to compile Clang for ARM Android?
>>
>> Regards, Anton.
>>
>>
>>
>> 2013/10/16 Tinti <viniciustinti at gmail.com>
>>
>>> Hi Anton,
>>>
>>> Are you trying to build LLVM/Clang for Android, I mean have the
>>> toolchain inside Android or you are trying to build Android itself with
>>> LLVM/Clang?
>>>
>>> The LLVMLinux project is more related to build Linux Kernel or Android
>>> Kernel *with* LLVM/Clang and not to provide LLVM/Clang *for being used*
>>> inside Linux or Android. If you are trying to build a toolchain for Android
>>> I would recommend you to ask in LLVM maillist, other wise we have the
>>> following quick starts:
>>>
>>> - http://llvm.linuxfoundation.org/index.php/Quick_Start_Guide
>>> - http://llvm.linuxfoundation.org/index.php/Nexus_7
>>>
>>> Regards,
>>> Tinti
>>>
>>>
>>> On Wed, Oct 16, 2013 at 4:58 AM, Anton Smirnov <dev at antonsmirnov.name>wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hello.
>>>>
>>>> I've tried to compile the subject but no luck.
>>>>
>>>> My wrap-up for attempts:
>>>> "* On mac linker does not support 'with-version' argument (i've asked
>>>> for it and did not get any solution except DIY)
>>>> * on linux 64 bit (VM) it's including "-L/lib64" to linker and it fails
>>>> to link
>>>> * compiled with armeabihf toolchain can't be  linked as ndk does not
>>>> support linking with hard-float.
>>>> * compiled with armeabi toolchain can't be loaded as it fails to find
>>>> libdl.so.2.
>>>> * compilation with standalone toolchain from android ndk fails because
>>>> of futimes() and futimens() function not found.
>>>>
>>>> Last time i've found
>>>> https://android.googlesource.com/platform/external/llvm/ repo (also
>>>> externa/clang and external/compiler-rt)
>>>> but they can't be compiled using standalone toolchain from ndk because
>>>> of source code errors ("master" branch because of cast error, "jb-release"
>>>> because of no getsid() function definition). This repo seems to be internal
>>>> source code which can be not ready to be used for not android OS developer,
>>>> so no wonder."
>>>>
>>>> Can somebody help me or is there step-by-step guide for this?
>>>>
>>>> Thanks,
>>>> Anton.
>>>>
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