compiler error while building hipe

Mikael Pettersson <>
Sun Sep 19 22:09:05 CEST 2004


On Sun, 19 Sep 2004 13:28:47 +0200 (CEST), Jimmy Olgeni wrote:
> Looks like I can no longer build HIPE using gcc 3.4.2...
> 
> $ gcc -v
> Using built-in specs.
> Configured with: FreeBSD/i386 system compiler
> Thread model: posix
> gcc version 3.4.2 [FreeBSD] 20040728
> 
> Full build log available here:
> 
> http://pointyhat.freebsd.org/errorlogs/i386-5-full/erlang-r9c2_1,1.log
> 
> Does anybody know what could be wrong? I can make it work by removing 
> --enable-hipe but I'd like to deliver HIPE with 5.3-RELEASE :-)

That log indicates that several key hipe runtime system files
never were compiled, and that's what's leading to the large
number of errors from the linker.

You appear to have a 'make' problem. If you aren't using
GNU make, then please do so.

FWIW, the current system (which will become the new OTP release
in a few weeks) is built regularly here with gcc-3.4.2, but
our environments are all Linux, or Solaris + GNU tools.

/Mikael



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