[erlang-bugs] 64-bit compile fails on Snow Leopard

Dmitri Sosnik <>
Thu Oct 1 03:33:31 CEST 2009


I have no idea about autoconf, but I've checked logs and it looks like  
autoconf is using "uname -p" to get host architecture. Snow Leopard  
x64 returns i386 here.

Cheers,
D



On 01/10/2009, at 6:01 AM, Ryan Graham wrote:

> That's what I was trying to point out. It fails on the configure
> because it is looking for Darwin-i386 in the output from uname. The
> same check is done for each submodule as well. It should be a trivial
> fix, I just didn't have the time to make a patch for it.
>
> ~Ryan
>
> On Wed, Sep 30, 2009 at 2:04 AM, Dmitri Sosnik <>  
> wrote:
>> Thanks!
>>
>> But I've realised that it's an another problem. Configure detects  
>> wrong
>> architecture:
>>
>> checking build system type... i386-apple-darwin10.0.0
>> checking host system type... i386-apple-darwin10.0.0
>>
>> $uname -a
>> Darwin DMBP.local 10.0.0 Darwin Kernel Version 10.0.0: Fri Jul 31  
>> 22:46:25
>> PDT 2009; root:xnu-1456.1.25~1/RELEASE_X86_64 x86_64
>>
>>
>> Cheers,
>> D
>>
>> On 30/09/2009, at 6:41 PM, Kostis Sagonas wrote:
>>
>>> Dmitri Sosnik wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Yep, the same for me. I think the reason is broken wxWidgets  
>>>> library.
>>>> According to http://wiki.wxwidgets.org/Development:_wxMac  
>>>> wxWidgets 2.8 is
>>>> Carbon based and Carbon is only 32 bit. wxWidgets 2.9 is Cocoa  
>>>> based, but
>>>> there is no stable release for it.
>>>> Anyway, can we disable wxWidgets? I've tried with --disable- 
>>>> wxwidgets,
>>>> but it didn't work
>>>
>>> After the 'configure' and before the 'make' you can avoid building  
>>> any
>>> library directory you do not want by placing a file named SKIP in  
>>> it. In
>>> this case, the following command will do the trick:
>>>
>>>        touch lib/wx/SKIP
>>>
>>> Kostis
>>>
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