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SubjectRe: [PATCH 3/4] Makefile: lld: tell clang to use lld
On Mon, Feb 11, 2019 at 8:05 AM Sedat Dilek <sedat.dilek@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> On Mon, Feb 11, 2019 at 4:33 PM Masahiro Yamada
> <yamada.masahiro@socionext.com> wrote:
> [ ... ]
> > > > > Link: https://github.com/ClangBuiltLinux/linux/issues/342
> > > > > Suggested-by: Nathan Chancellor <natechancellor@gmail.com>
> > > > > Signed-off-by: Nick Desaulniers <ndesaulniers@google.com>
> > > > > ---
> > > > > Makefile | 3 +++
> > > > > 1 file changed, 3 insertions(+)
> > > > >
> > > > > diff --git a/Makefile b/Makefile
> > > > > index 0eae4277206e..6307c17259ea 100644
> > > > > --- a/Makefile
> > > > > +++ b/Makefile
> > > > > @@ -502,6 +502,9 @@ endif
> > > > > CLANG_FLAGS += -no-integrated-as
> > > > > KBUILD_CFLAGS += $(CLANG_FLAGS)
> > > > > KBUILD_AFLAGS += $(CLANG_FLAGS)
> > > > > +ifneq ($(shell $(LD) --version 2>&1 | head -n 1 | grep LLD),)
> > > > > +CLANG_FLAGS += -fuse-ld=lld
> > >
> > > Sorry, Sedat reports [0] that this is not quite correct; if $(LD)
> > > matches LLD, then we need to set -fuse-ld=$(LD), not -fuse-ld=lld,
> > > since you may have lld installed as lld-7 or lld-8, for example:
> > > https://github.com/ClangBuiltLinux/linux/issues/358
> >
> >
> > Hmm, $(LD) might be a full path.
> >
> > Looks like Clang can take a full-path for -fuse-ld=,
> > but does it work for GCC?
> >
>
> Nope. GCC expects "-fuse-ld={bfd,gold,lld} ".
> Adding suffix "$-VER" was not recognized while building a
> llvm-toolchain, so I guess this will be the same for the Linux kernel
> side.

Well for now, let's add support for just `ld.lld` since a build of
llvm will create such a symlink. If folks really need to
differentiate between different versions of lld, let's cross that
bridge when we get there.
--
Thanks,
~Nick Desaulniers

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