build questions

Kostis Sagonas <>
Sun Mar 19 10:49:05 CET 2006


Matthias Lang wrote:
 > ...
 > HIPE:
 >
 >    There's a configure option --disable-hipe, but it doesn't 
 >    completely disable hipe. It stil tries to run 'mkliteral'.

There are reasons for doing this.  mkliteral is needed in order
to compile some lib/hipe files to BEAM bytecode.  These files 
are needed for e.g. dialyzer to work, not necessarily for
compilation to native code.

 >    Hacking erts/emulator/Makefile.in so that HIPE_GENERATE is 
 >    left empty mostly fixes that.

Yes, but you should be aware of the above.

Kostis




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