[erlang-questions] Problems Building Erlang on AIX 5.3

Michael Mabin <>
Tue May 19 21:13:56 CEST 2009


Not really. In our environment, we have been using AIX's xlc compiler to
build all of our open source stuff. gcc is not installed on our machines.

On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 2:02 PM, andrew mmc <> wrote:

> Hello, Michael,
> Is it not an option for you to use gcc to build Erlang?
>
> Andrew
>
> On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 8:15 PM, Michael Mabin <> wrote:
>
>> Hi everyone.  I'm getting compiler syntax errors when I execute make (GNU
>> make) to build erlang on AIX 5.3.
>>
>> Like:
>>
>> "beam/beam_emu.c", line 1117.32: 1506-221 (S) Initializer must be a valid
>> constant expression.
>>
>> I'm using AIX's xlc compiler.  Is there anyone that has had success with
>> building Erlang on AIX 5.3 who can offer some tips or warnings about doing
>> this on AIX and using the xlc compiler?
>>
>> Thanks.
>>
>> Michael
>>
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