Status and future of the LLVM backend

Ben Gamari bgamari.foss at
Sun Nov 30 23:49:02 UTC 2014

Joachim Breitner <mail at> writes:

> Hi,
> Am Sonntag, den 30.11.2014, 16:48 -0500 schrieb Ben Gamari:
>> > What would be a reliable way to make the build system pass
>> > -B/usr/bin/ to gcc? Is
>> > SRC_HC_OPTS     += -optc-B/usr/bin/
>> > in mk/ a good idea?
>> >
>> Indeed this is much cleaner. I just wanted a way to accomplish this
>> without editing
> Cleaner maybe, but it was not picked up either. Or maybe we are looking
> at a different issue, not solved by using
I suspect that it this is the gold issue. I should have looked at your
command line a bit more carefully; I suspect you want 

    SRC_HC_OPTS     += -optl-B/usr/bin/
Hopefully this will do it; at least the option appears to make it to the
right phase now.

Is the Debian packaging tracked in version control somewhere? All I can
find is the packaging tarball [1].


- Ben

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