BOUNCE erlang-questions at erlang.org: Message too long (>40000 chars)

Ruslan Shevchenko <>
Wed Dec 9 19:48:33 CET 1998


Sebastian Strollo wrote:

> Ruslan Shevchenko <> writes:
> >
> > looks like erlang-47.4.0.base.tar.gz is incomplete.
> >
> > i. e. in process  of installing I receive:
> >
> > creating ../system/erl_interface/src/i386-unknown-freebsd3.0/Makefile
> > mkdir: ../../tools/devtools/pxw/pxw/i386-unknown-freebsd3.0: No such
> > file or directory
> >
> >  and  really, directory tools/devtools is missing.
>
> Sorry about the confusing error messages. As you say there is
> something missing, but that is on purpose. We wanted to break down the
> release in smaller pieces, but our build system still thinks that it
> all comes together in one piece. We are working on fixing this!
>

 Thanks.


>
> > The platform is freebsd 3.0, but I think this is not important here.
>
> I don't think so, but further down in the output it seems something
> actually did go wrong:

> > gcc -DUSE_MATHERR=3D1 -DNO_SA_LEN=3D1 -DHAVE_WRITEV=3D1 -DHAVE_UIO_H=3D1 =
> > -DHAVE_FINITE=3D1 -DHAVE_DIRENT_H=3D1 -DSTDC_HEADERS=3D1 -DHAVE_SYS_WAIT_=
> ...
> > known-freebsd3.0/gzio.o -c -I/usr/home/rssh/erlang/erlang-47.4.0/erts/sys=
> > tem/emulator/zlib /usr/home/rssh/erlang/erlang-47.4.0/erts/system/emulato=
> > r/drv/gzio.c
> > In file included from /usr/home/rssh/erlang/erlang-47.4.0/erts/system/emu=
> > lator/sys.unix/driver_int.h:30,
> >                  from /usr/home/rssh/erlang/erlang-47.4.0/erts/system/emu=
> > lator/runtime/driver.h:30,
> >                  from /usr/home/rssh/erlang/erlang-47.4.0/erts/system/emu=
> > lator/drv/gzio.c:29:
> > /usr/include/sys/uio.h:88: parse error before `readv'
> > /usr/include/sys/uio.h:88: warning: data definition has no type or storag=
>
> Wow, long output... :-)
>
> Which seems to be the real cause of the error. The fix is to edit the
> file erts/system/emulator/sys.unix/driver_int.h and add
>
> #include <sys/types.h>
>
> just before the inclusion of sys/uio.h. Thanks for trying it out!
>

 ;)



>
> -- Sebastian




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