[swift-dev] No attribute(swiftcall) support on Linux?
gparker at apple.com
Wed Nov 15 01:20:58 CST 2017
> On Nov 14, 2017, at 7:52 AM, Arnold Schwaighofer <aschwaighofer at apple.com> wrote:
>> On Nov 14, 2017, at 12:33 AM, Slava Pestov via swift-dev <swift-dev at swift.org <mailto:swift-dev at swift.org>> wrote:
>>> On Nov 13, 2017, at 10:47 PM, Greg Parker via swift-dev <swift-dev at swift.org <mailto:swift-dev at swift.org>> wrote:
>>> I see that in our Linux builds clang complains that it does not support the swiftcall attribute.
>>> In file included from /home/buildnode/jenkins/workspace/swift-PR-Linux/branch-master/swift/unittests/runtime/Metadata.cpp:13:
>>> /home/buildnode/jenkins/workspace/swift-PR-Linux/branch-master/swift/include/swift/Runtime/Metadata.h:3015:1: warning: unknown attribute 'swiftcall' ignored [-Wunknown-attributes]
>>> How bad is this? Do we not use a custom calling convention on Linux platforms today?
>> This is while building the metadata unit tests — I’m assuming those are built with the host clang? Do we build the runtime with the Swift clang on Linux? If so, we should still be able to use swiftcall.
> Yes we build the runtime with the “just built clang”. We should switch over the unit tests tests too. They definitely could call code in the runtime where the ABI difference matters: for example heap object destructors use swiftcc.
You're right. I filed https://bugs.swift.org/browse/SR-6387 <https://bugs.swift.org/browse/SR-6387> .
Greg Parker gparker at apple.com <mailto:gparker at apple.com> Runtime Wrangler
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