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Bug 434906 - sys-devel/clang should install x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-clang symlink
Summary: sys-devel/clang should install x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-clang symlink
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] Development (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Clang Team (OBSOLETE)
Depends on:
Reported: 2012-09-13 15:10 UTC by Lennart Buhl
Modified: 2015-08-06 13:16 UTC (History)
1 user (show)

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Description Lennart Buhl 2012-09-13 15:10:07 UTC
I recently tried to write an ebuild for an ObjC framework and always got errors when compiling.
The command "ln -s /usr/bin/clang /usr/local/bin/x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-clang" fixed everything.
(/usr/local/ because I expect the symlink from the package to appear in /usr/bin :])
I think that this symlink should be created when installing clang.
Comment 1 Michał Górny archtester Gentoo Infrastructure gentoo-dev Security 2012-09-13 15:46:46 UTC
Didn't we have a bug for it already?

Well, since OP needs that, I guess we can start doing it. We'll just have to make sure that no ebuilds in the tree start catching clang instead of preferred CC...
Comment 2 Bernard Cafarelli gentoo-dev 2015-08-06 13:16:06 UTC
Cleaning old bugs, current ebuilds have x86_64-pc-linux-gnu-clang and friends in /usr/bin