[erlang-questions] building erlang/otp dev on mac os x?

Paul Barry <>
Mon Sep 5 17:53:48 CEST 2011


FWIW: I am running on Mac OS X and installed Erlang with Homebrew and
have had no issues: http://mxcl.github.com/homebrew/

On 5 September 2011 16:40, Kostis Sagonas <> wrote:
> On 09/05/11 18:22, Paul Fisher wrote:
>>
>> Just a follow-up on this.  Installing gcc 4.5.3 from macports, allows the
>> current dev branch to build and pass most of the tests.
>
> I do not have a Mac and for this reason perhaps I should not really care,
> but if I had one I would have found this information a bit uninformative.
>
> The interesting question is whether the dev branch passes at least all tests
> as those when compiled with -O0, i.e. whether the optimization passes in the
> updated macports compiler are still causing trouble for (parts of)
> Erlang/OTP or not.
>
> If not, either the compiler or Erlang/OTP needs fixing. Till then I would
> recommend to all MacOS users to keep using -O0 anyway.
>
> Kostis
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