[swift-dev] [SR-40] Port Swift to Arm progress / question

Dmitri Gribenko gribozavr at gmail.com
Wed Dec 9 21:05:48 CST 2015

On Wed, Dec 9, 2015 at 3:05 PM, William Dillon via swift-dev
<swift-dev at swift.org> wrote:
> Nick was correct in noting that __muloti4 wasn’t needed on 32-bit platforms.  I added another case to the preprocessor conditional for __muloti4, and specified __arm__ and __linux__ for mulodi4.  The __multi3 and __divti3 references went away.
> Then, I went on to the module.map file for bringing in the Glibc headers.  I’m trying to think of a way to either remove the architecture specific paths to many of those libraries (they’re now x86_64-linux-gnu, but need to be arm-linux-gnueabihf for arm).  I read the modules documentation at http://clang.llvm.org/docs/Modules.html and it doesn’t look like it’s possible to have conditionals in there.  I’m considering whether it’s a good idea to preprocess that file in some way to fill them out with the correct paths in the build scripts.  I went ahead and changed them all (breaking x86_64 for the time being).

Did you try https://github.com/apple/swift/pull/282 ?

> At this point, the compiler and standard library are all built, and I think I have one final issue.  In the testing suite, the binaries generated by the swift compiler don’t run.  They’re emitting unexpected reloc type errors.  It appears that reolc type 0x03 is R_ARM_REL32 which is not permitted for use with shared libraries:
> CollectionOfOne.swift.tmp/a.out: error while loading shared libraries: /home/wdillon/build/Ninja-ReleaseAssert/swift-linux-armv7/lib/swift/linux/libswiftCore.so: unexpected reloc type 0x03
> This also happens with small example swift programs that I’ve written for testing.

+John for this error.


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