[swift-dev] How to run Swift on Windows

Eric Wing ewmailing at gmail.com
Sun Dec 17 19:18:20 CST 2017

On 12/14/17, Kazuki Ohara via swift-dev <swift-dev at swift.org> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm interested in running Swift on Windows.
> I found the document to build the Swift compiler for Windows (
> https://github.com/apple/swift/blob/master/docs/Windows.md) and tried it.
> I managed to build it with MSVC, but the resulting compiler could not
> generate executables run properly.
> (The executables seem to crash during initializing Swift's runtime
> systems.)
> Are there someone who can build the compiler works properly on Windows with
> master branch or at least 4.x branches?
> I found https://github.com/tinysun212/swift-windows, but this seems to be
> on 3.x branch.
> Thank you,
> Kazuki Ohara

Do you mind elaborating on how you got it built with MSVC? I posted
like a month ago to the Swift list that I was unable to even get past
building the LLVM stage due to compile errors.


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