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Subject: Re: [Boost-build] clang toolset for Windows using MingW and built with MSYS
From: Jürgen Hunold (juergen.hunold_at_[hidden])
Date: 2011-07-06 14:46:06

Hi Edward,

On Wednesday, 6. July 2011 01:53:56 Edward Diener wrote:
> Evidently it is possible to build clang for Windows usimg MSYS which
> uses a hardcoded directory path pointing to mingw include and lib
> directories for its header files and libraries. I successfully built
> this and will try to use it in sample applications using C, C++, and
> Windows header files and libraries.

This is good news indeed. Any pointer to a guide for building clang or
(preferred) binary snapshots.

> Can we have a toolset for clang under Windows ? I have asked this before
> but it has never been done.

Well, this might be due to the fact that clang is fresh.
We me might get started if you could provide some sample code include

> It would be a boon for a Windows programmer
> to be able to test Boost libraries and his own libraries using clang
> under Windows. Currently I find that only gcc and vc++ really work
> reliably under Windows, and adding clang would be a big plus in my
> development efforts with Boost.

Well, clangs template diagnostics are priceless on all platforms.



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