Erlang build on Linux

Luke Gorrie <>
Thu Nov 25 13:06:59 CET 1999

Samuel Tardieu <> writes:

> While building Erlang for Linux/ix86 (Debian), it looks like the beam
> compiler encounters an infinite loop while compiling bplus_tree.erl:
> make[2]: Entering directory `/home/sam/Debian/Erlang/erlang-49.1/lib'
> make[3]: Entering directory `/home/sam/Debian/Erlang/erlang-49.1/lib/stdlib'
> make[4]: Entering directory `/home/sam/Debian/Erlang/erlang-49.1/lib/stdlib/src'
> erlc -W  -bbeam  -I../include -I../../kernel/include -o../ebin bplus_tree.erl
> [...stopped after 45 minutes on a PII 400...]
> Is this a known problem?

FYI, it built fine on my Debian 2.0 (slink) machine with gcc


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