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Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2018 23:29:31 -0700
From: Fāng-ruì Sòng <>
Subject: Re: clang/musl/linux?

On Tue, Aug 7, 2018 at 6:38 AM Dmitry Golovin <> wrote:

> 07.08.2018, 16:19, "Jon Chesterfield" <>:
> > I'm interested in using a toolchain containing clang, musl and the llvm
> C++ stack from a glibc linux host. There is some patchy documentation on
> doing this which suggests it is possible with some relatively minor
> patches. Most of the links are from a few years ago.
> >
> > Does anyone on this list use a similar setup today? If so, does it work
> for you?
> >
> > Essentially I'm hoping for guidance on whether the end result of the
> cmake hackery would be stable enough to use as my daily toolchain, before
> grinding through the inevitable plumbing.
> >
> > Thanks!
> >
> > Jon
> Unfortunately, it's not possible to build mainline linux with clang right
> now. Currently most efforts on patching the kernel are combined in this
> repo: (it is also not ready to
> be compiled yet).
> You can also check my GNU-free toolchain as a starting point:
> It uses musl, clang, lld and libcxx with very little patching.
> Regards,
> Dmitry

Has anyone tried building llvm+musl on regular glibc-based Linux
distributions (not Alpine, ...)? I would like to test (ninja check-all) if
I know the instructions.

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