[swift-users] Foundation: build.ninja No such file or directory

Mohit Athwani mohit.athwani at gmail.com
Tue Mar 28 14:35:42 CDT 2017

Hi Phillipe,

I'm doing this on Ubuntu 16.04 LTS and I first ran:

swift/utils/build-script --xctest --foundation -t

and then

cd swift-corelibs-foundation

I wonder why this is happening!

Thanks for your help!


On Tue, Mar 28, 2017 at 12:31 PM, Philippe Hausler <phausler at apple.com>

> What host os are you attempting to build on?
> For linux you need to have a configured Foundation initially to run ninja.
> This means that you need to build swift with the build-script including
> --foundation and --libdispatch and --xctest
> After one successful build you can run ninja in the Foundation directory
> to build it, and if you need to modify the build scripts (for example
> including additional files) you can run ./configure --reconfigure
> On Mar 28, 2017, at 12:28 PM, Mohit Athwani via swift-users <
> swift-users at swift.org> wrote:
> I am trying to build Foundation and is anybody else getting build.ninja:
> No such file or directory error?
> I just cloned everything from github. This did not happen with me when I
> worked on my previous pull request.
> Cheers!
> --
> Mohit Athwani
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