[erlang-bugs] Erlang make problem:

Stein, Martin <>
Fri Feb 29 00:25:44 CET 2008


I am trying to compile OTP R12B on a 64-bit Suse Linux virtual machine
(VMWare). Somewhere in the HIPE compilation erlc crashes with a problem
in the OS high resolution timer. Running make again (and again) finally
compiles all the files. There seems to be a timing problem somewhere
that people also reported when starting "cean erlang", that may be
related. I have not found a solution to the problem other than trying
again. It finally works but doesn't inspire confidence. 

 

Below some information about the crash. The erl_crash.dump file is
available on request (it is quite large).

 

$ uname -a

Linux vowng1 2.6.16.46-0.12-smp #1 SMP Thu May 17 14:00:09 UTC 2007
x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux

$ make

...

erlc -W  +debug_info +warn_obsolete_guard -I../include -o../ebin
hipe_unified_loader.erl

Crash dump was written to: erl_crash.dump

Unexpected behaviour from operating system high resolution timer

make[3]: *** [../ebin/hipe_unified_loader.beam]\ Aborted

...

 

 

Thanks!

Martin

 

 

Martin Stein

Senior Research Scientist

SAP Labs LLC

Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA

T: +1 (650) 849-4028

M: +1 (650) 307-0806

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