Installing LLVM

Aug 16, 2015

You have typically two steps to install LLVM on your machine.

1.Update your gcc

This step is a must, as llvm installation requires gcc 4.7 or later version. To update gcc, click here

You may also need to update your gdb to version 7.6, if your gdb does not print properly. download http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/gdb/ following standard steps: download -> decompress -> ./configure–> make –> sudo make install

2.Install LLVM

    $svn co http://llvm.org/svn/llvm-project/llvm/tags/RELEASE_350/final llvm
    $cd llvm/tools
    $svn co http://llvm.org/svn/llvm-project/cfe/tags/RELEASE_350/final clang
    $cd ..
    $cd projects
    $svn co http://llvm.org/svn/llvm-project/compiler-rt/tags/RELEASE_350/final compiler-rt
    $cd ..
    $mkdir build
    $cd build
    $../configure --enable-optimized
    $make -j4
    $sudo make install


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