Commit 719e6e0a authored by Marco Bubke's avatar Marco Bubke

Fix for linking with GCC >4 on Linux with Clang

Change-Id: Id0d1e4e5bc10adef96dd1d3afa65e3e4247f5815
Reviewed-by: Nikolai Kosjar's avatarNikolai Kosjar <>
parent c9003ef2
......@@ -216,6 +216,23 @@ shipped together with Qt Creator. In addition, the packages for Windows are
faster due to profile-guided optimization. If the prebuilt packages do not
match your configuration, you need to build LLVM/Clang manually.
If you use GCC 5 or higher on Linux, please do not use our LLVM package, but get
the package for your distribution. Our LLVM package is compiled with GCC 4, so
you get linking errors, because GCC 5 is using a C++ 11 conforming string
implementation, which is not used by GCC 4. To sum it up, do not mix GCC 5 and
GCC 4 binaries. On Ubuntu, you can download the package from with:
wget -O - | sudo apt-key add -
sudo apt-add-repository "deb`lsb_release -cs`/ llvm-toolchain-`lsb_release -cs`-3.9 main"
sudo apt-get update
sudo apt-get install libclang-3.9-dev
There is a workaround to set _GLIBCXX_USE_CXX11_ABI to 1 or 0, but we recommend
to download the package from
### Building LLVM/Clang manually
You need to install CMake in order to build LLVM/Clang.
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