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From Liviu Nicoara <>
Subject Re: [PATCH] STDCXX-1067 Mac builds
Date Sun, 09 Sep 2012 23:21:58 GMT
On 9/9/12 7:07 PM, Wojciech Meyer wrote:
> Hi Liviu,
> I don't use Mac OS X at all but:
> Liviu Nicoara <> writes:
>> The default compiler on recent Apple Macs is LLVM with Clang and gcc
>> C++ front-ends. The compiler does not come with a C++ language support
>> library. However, gcc Mac builds are fine with GNU stock compilers,
>> modulo the issues for which I attach the patch below, for review.
> I think it will be a big win to support Clang for the community.

AFAICT, there is only one problem with that, the lack of a complete language 
support library.

Pathscale released a replacement for libsupc++/libgcc_s in the form of the pair 
libcxxrt/libunwind, which provide equivalent functionality on *BSD/Linux, but 
not Darwin.

Perhaps Christopher can shed some light here.


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