Segmentation fault on Linux

François-Denis Gonthier <>
Wed Sep 28 00:02:48 CEST 2005


On 27 September 2005 13:34, Stephen Han wrote:

This bug has been closed sometimes ago.  I don't know about Gentoo, but it's 
the case in Debian.

If anyone still has problem with Erlang on Debian I'd like to know it.

> Hi...
>  Here is the bug report on debian list. He also mentioned about gentoo, too
> at the end of the report.
>  linux.debian.bugs.dist
>  Bug#276800
>  That is where I found about this problem.
>  regards,
>
>  On 9/27/05, P <> wrote:
> > s
> >
> >
> >
> > Hej Edmund !
> >
> > A less scientific way might be to remove the whole (old) erlang
> > distribution
> > and rebuild the new.
> >
> > If --prefix=<somepaht>
> >
> > ls <somepaht> might look like:
> > ...
> > ...
> > ...
> > drwxrwxr-x erts-5.4.6
> > drwxr-xr-x erts-5.4.9
> > ...
> > ...
> > ...
> >
> > I had some strange behaviour when building erlang some time ago
> > (a year ?) which disapeared after a removal and a rebuild.
> >
> >
> > BTW. where is the erlang.gif supposed to be ? It has been in several
> > applications.
> >
> > Mvh.
> > Per Einar
> >
> >
> >
> > -------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >----- Per Einar Strömme
> > 
> >
> > -------------------------------------------------------------------------
> >-----
> >
> > måndag 26 september 2005 22:18 skrev Edmund Dengler:
> > > Howdy!
> > >
> > > I can report that using '--disable-hipe' does indeed work (at the
> >
> > expense
> >
> > > of optimizations). Are there any plans/hopes on fixing this, or is this
> >
> > a
> >
> > > fundamental problem requiring the switch to native posix threads (as
> > > has been suggsted as another solution - I have not had time to test
> > > out)?
> > >
> > > Regards!
> > > Ed
> > >
> > > On Fri, 23 Sep 2005, Stephen Han wrote:
> > > > I also have a problem in gentoo linux.
> > > >
> > > > Try to compile with --disable-hipe, see if it is work.
> > > >
> > > > There is an issue with new linux thread, the hipe may not be work in
> >
> > some
> >
> > > > situation, depends on what versions of libaries in your gentoo linux.
> > > > There were 2 ways to fix the problem and the easiest thing is to
> >
> > disable
> >
> > > > hipe. The other one I forgot.
> > > >
> > > > regards,
> > > >
> > > > On 9/22/05, Edmund Dengler <> wrote:
> > > > > Howdy folks!
> > > > >
> > > > > I am getting segmentation errors when trying to run <erl> using OTP
> >
> > 10B-6
> >
> > > > > and 10B-7 on Linux. I can compile 10B-5 with no problems. Anybody
> >
> > have any
> >
> > > > > ideas on what may be causing this?
> > > > >
> > > > > Details:
> > > > > - Gentoo Linux (2.6.8-gentoo-r3)
> > > > > - gcc version 3.3.5
> > > > > - compile flags:
> > > > > ./configure --prefix=/opt/pkgs/erlang/10b-6
> > > > >
> > > > > I did notice a previous message on this
> > > > > (
> >
> > http://www.erlang.org/ml-archive/erlang-questions/200410/msg00057.html)
> >
> > > > > but no solution seemd to be posted.
> > > > >
> > > > > Regards!
> > > > > Ed
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