I am able to build swift from source as detailed in https://github.com/apple/swift#building-swift. Build output is in ./build/Ninja-RelWithDebInfoAssert (Linux Debian x86_64). How to create redistributable output - similar to downloadable binaries: https://swift.org/builds/swift-4.1.3-release/ubuntu1610/swift-4.1.3-RELEASE/swift-4.1.3-RELEASE-ubuntu16.10.tar.gz?
You need to use:
It will do everything for you to produce that.
I am going to add a little documentation to the main README on how to do that.... 1 sec.
@0x900 What do you think of this improvement to the main README page. Would it have answered all of your questions:
(Keep in mind I haven't commited this PR yet, but I wanted your opinion).
EDIT: I updated the link since I fixed the formatting a little bit.
@Michael_Gottesman, you could also explain how to:
- add the toolchain to
$PATHon macOS and Linux;
- use the toolchain with
- delete installed toolchains from within Xcode.
Updated README page looks good.
I have to move on from this (schedules, etc.). If you have a patch, I can review.