[erlang-questions] Problems Building Erlang on AIX 5.3
Tue May 19 21:32:01 CEST 2009
If it's not an option, then it's not an option... But gcc can be downloaded
as source and compiled on your machine - the best bet is to perform a
bootstrap build, where it uses the native system compiler to build itself,
then uses that new compiler to compile gcc again, giving you a clean build.
In the past I've found it a pretty simple process, which might save you
time if you're struggling to get erlang built.
On Tue, May 19, 2009 at 9:13 PM, Michael Mabin <> wrote:
> 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?
>> 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.
>>> "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?
>>> | _ | * | _ |
>>> | _ | _ | * |
>>> | * | * | * |
>>> erlang-questions mailing list
> | _ | * | _ |
> | _ | _ | * |
> | * | * | * |
> erlang-questions mailing list
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
More information about the erlang-questions