[erlang-questions] AIX and R12B-3

Alex Arnon <>
Tue Jun 17 13:06:11 CEST 2008


Have you had any luck finding the difference (or resolving the problem)?
If so, can you post a patch?


On Mon, Jun 16, 2008 at 7:46 PM, Perry Smith <> wrote:

> I'm new and I'm trying to compile the latest on AIX 5.3.
>
> I get errors:
>
> sys/common/erl_check_io.c:534: error: 'struct erl_drv_event_data' has
> no member named 'reqevents'
> sys/common/erl_check_io.c:535: error: 'struct erl_drv_event_data' has
> no member named 'reqevents'
>
> (there are other similar errors).  In sys/poll.h, for 32 bit
> platforms, AIX defines events to reqevents and revents to rtnevents.
> Without these defines, I get errors when the poll structure is used in
> erl_poll.c.  Why that is being used for AIX, I don't know since select
> is the preferred interface on AIX.
>
> I'm assuming that someone has compiled the R12B-2 version for AIX and
> something changed between 2 and 3.
>
> I'm poking around trying to figure out how to work around this.  Any
> suggestions would be welcomed.
>
> Thanks,
> Perry Smith
>
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