Hipe compilation on Linux x86

Kostis Sagonas kostis@REDACTED
Mon Sep 17 12:59:47 CEST 2001

"Happi" replied to Mickael:

 > ----- Original Message -----
 > From: "Mickael Remond" <mickael.remond@REDACTED>
 > > Hello,
 > >
 > > I am trying to compile Hipe on Linux x86.
 > >  It seem that the command make hlib need the file:
 > > rtl/hipe_literals.hrl to compile hipe_x86_registers.erl
 > > but the .hrl file does not seem to be in the distribution.
 > > Am I missing something ?
 > The file is created when makeing the emulator.
 > (It contains information about C-datastructures in the runtime system used
 > by native code.)

Just in case it was not 100% clear from Happi's reply, the recommended
way to build a HiPE-enabled Erlang/OTP system is to do:

	./configure --enable-hipe

("make hlib" is a shortcut added just for the convenience of HiPE developers
 to compile only the lib/hipe subdirectory.  Unless one decides to modify
 a file in that subdirectory, not recommeded btw, there is no reason to use
 the "make hlib" shortcut).


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