[erlang-bugs] filename.erl throws HiPE compiler into infinite loop on R14B01

Andrew Thompson <>
Sun Feb 13 19:34:14 CET 2011

On Sun, Feb 13, 2011 at 09:47:53AM +0200, Kostis Sagonas wrote:
> Andrew Thompson wrote:
> >So, I was playing around with --enable-native-libs on OSX 10.6 tonight
> >and I found that the compiler stalls on stdlib/filename.erl, erlc sits
> >there eating a bunch of cpu but it never seems to finish compiling. If I
> >compile it without +native it works fine.
> >
> >This is on OSX 10.6 with no ./configure flags other than
> >--enable-native-libs. I can cd into lib/stdlib/src and run `erlc +native
> >filename.erl` and the compiler never finishes.
> This is a known problem, which has long been fixed. Try the
> Erlang/OTP 'dev' version from github or apply the following patch:
> https://github.com/kostis/otp/commit/8b92ac49d021b4634d660c5b2637c3ebec0f1d9f

Ah, thanks, just wanted to make sure it was on the radar for B02.


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