[swift-users] Building Swift 3 under ArchLinux

Farhan Ahmed inshany at gmail.com
Sun Jul 17 14:44:07 CDT 2016

Thank you Andrés. I will take a look at those packages from the AUR.


> On Jul 16, 2016, at 9:34 PM, Andrés Botero via swift-users <swift-users at swift.org> wrote:
> Hello.
> I've never tried building from the Swift repository, and I think you don't need to do it either.
> What I do is just installing from the AUR, if you install the 'swift' package it will compile the last release for you, if you install 'swift-bin' it will repackage the ubuntu binary for arch.
> If you want to try Swift 3 (I have done this), there are the 'swift-development' and 'swift-development-bin' which will repackage the ubuntu binary or compile from source respectively.
> ----
> Andrés.
> On Sat, 2016-07-16 at 21:23 -0700, Farhan Ahmed via swift-users wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I am hoping someone would be able to help with the following problem:
>> I am trying to build Swift 3 under ArchLinux. I have followed the build instructions and everything has been cloned and kick off the build by typing: ./swift/utils/build-script -R
>> After a long while the build errors out at (emphasis mine):
>> copying static files... done
>> copying extra files... done
>> dumping search index in English (code: en) ... done
>> dumping object inventory... done
>> build succeeded.
>> [574/574] Generating swift.1
>> FAILED: docs/tools/swift.1 
>> cd /home/insha/build/Ninja-ReleaseAssert/swift-linux-x86_64/docs/tools && /usr/bin/core_perl/pod2man --section 1 --center Swift\ Documentation --release --name swift --stderr /home/insha/swift/docs/tools/swift.pod > /home/insha/build/Ninja-ReleaseAssert/swift-linux-x86_64/docs/tools/swift.1
>> Can't open swift: No such file or directory at /usr/bin/core_perl/pod2man line 70.
>> ninja: build stopped: subcommand failed.
>> ./swift/utils/build-script: fatal error: command terminated with a non-zero exit status 1, aborting
>> So what am I doing wrong? What can I do to either fix this issue or skip it if it is not essential (i.e. docs, etc.)? Any help and pointers would be greatly appreciated.
>> Best,
>> Farhan
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