Minor compatibility patches for R9B-0?

Per Bergqvist <>
Wed Oct 9 12:56:39 CEST 2002


Hi,                                                                   
                                                                      
attached are two patches:                                             
                                                                      
patch01) A P9 version of a previous patch for R8B-2 to fix            
erl_marshal.c                                                         
                                                                      
patch02) Minimal patch to get rid of warning for hipe_x86_signal.c    
under Linux (at least).                                               
                                                                      
Apply with patch -p1 in $ERL_TOP                                      
                                                                      
/Per                                                                  
                                                                      
>                                                                     
> On Wednesday next week we will release the commercial distribution  
of                                                                    
> OTP R9B and short after that the OpenSource distribution R9B-0. Only
> very small changes are allowed in this stage of the release process 
> but if you have any minor changes to the make files or configure    
> script that are needed to build on your system please let us know. I
> can't promise the changes will make it into R9B-0, they may have to 
> wait for R9B-1.                                                     
>                                                                     
> We know about the RedHat 8.0 issues but this require bigger changes 
> than we have time to code and verify at this stage.                 
>                                                                     
> HiPE support is now by default enabled by configure on platforms    
where                                                                 
> HiPE is supported. We know that HiPE support will not compile on    
> RedHat 5 and this will probably not be corrected. You need to set   
> --disable-hipe to compile on RedHat 5.                              
>                                                                     
> The pre-release snapshots can be found at                           
>                                                                     
>   http://www.erlang.org/download/snapshots/                         
>                                                                     
> Note that the 64 bit support is only tested on Solaris 8 UltraSparc 
> using gcc 3.1.1. 64 bit support is enabled by having a gcc that has 
64                                                                    
> bit as the default compilation mode in the PATH.                    
>                                                                     
> Note that Tcl/Tk is not distributed with the sources any longer. GS 
> now uses the "wish" program installed on your system, i.e. for the  
GS                                                                    
> and the graphical tools to work you need to install Tcl/Tk 8.3 or   
8.4,                                                                  
>                                                                     
> README, hightlights.html etc are not updated. To find out what flags
> are supported do                                                    
>                                                                     
>   % cd erts                                                         
>   % autoconf                                                        
>   % ./configure --help                                              
>                                                                     
> kent                                                                
>                                                                     
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Per Bergqvist                                                         
Synapse Systems AB                                                    
Phone: +46 709 686 685                                                
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