Erlang OTP 9 Install on Solaris x86

Hal Snyder <>
Mon Jan 20 07:15:45 CET 2003

"DANIESC SCHUTTE" <> writes:

> I would like to enquire if there are any special "instructions" for
> compilation of Erlang OTP R9B on a Solaris 8 x86 machine. When we
> try it - the make terminates with the following - any suggestions
> (to all those who reply and help - thanks in advance - we aprreciate
> it, as I think this is one of the languages with the best support
> groups on the planet):
> gcc -g -O2 -I/usr/local/erlang/otp_src_R9B-0/erts/i386-pc-solaris2.8
> -Isys/unix -Ii386-pc-so laris2.8 -Izlib -Ihipe -c
> hipe/hipe_x86_glue.S -o /usr/local/erlang/otp_src_R9B-
> 0/erts/obj.instr.beam/i386-pc-solaris2.8/hipe_x86_glue.o Assembler:
> "/var/tmp/ccrswnA8.s", line 1 : Illegal mnemonic

Don't turn on hipe, or else, use custom gcc:

We do ...configure --disable-hipe ... and use unmodified gcc.

We usually also install openssl-0.9.6h as well as tcl8.4.1 and tk8.4.1
before installing OTP R9B on i386 Solaris 8.

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