[swift-users] libswift frontend ios

Ramakrishna Mallireddy ramakrishna.malli at gmail.com
Mon Feb 22 19:49:52 CST 2016

Hi Joe,

I am not looking to build the llvm back-end, I am only looking to build
front-ends to generate llvm IR on iOS.

have build the swift-llvm & swift-clang static libraries for iOS using
now I am looking to build the swift front-end for iOS,  do you have any
instructions that makes my job easier going forward.


On Mon, Feb 22, 2016 at 11:20 PM, Joe Groff <jgroff at apple.com> wrote:

> On Feb 22, 2016, at 4:29 AM, Ramakrishna Mallireddy via swift-users <
> swift-users at swift.org> wrote:
> HI,
> How can I compile the swift front-end for iOS.
> the build-script mentioned only Swift Standard Library for iOS.
> I have read the build-script-impl, it does have the iOS build flags, but
> are they only for building the standard library  or am I missing something.
> That's right, the build script only builds the runtime libraries for iOS,
> not the compiler itself. We don't build or test the compiler on iOS since
> that's not normally useful for Xcode development.
> -Joe
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