[erlang-questions] building R14B04 64-bit in OSX 10.9.1 Mavericks with clang

Paul Davis <>
Tue Feb 4 23:02:23 CET 2014


I asked Brian Mitchell and he says that R14 is known to not work with
Clang but it works fine building it with gcc-4.2 on OS X 10.9.

On Tue, Feb 4, 2014 at 3:59 PM, Paul Davis <> wrote:
> I'm pretty sure you only want one of the --enable-darwin-64bit or
> --enable-m64-build, not both. I haven't personally built on OS X 10.9
> but I haven't heard anything similar from people who have.
>
> On Tue, Feb 4, 2014 at 3:34 PM, Dave Cottlehuber <> wrote:
>> No matter what incantations I try, I just can't get this to work.brew, kerl, all fail, even the mighty otp_build and configure can't pull this rabbit out of the hat. Sample logs, although many variants were tried in vain:
>>
>>     ./otp_build autoconf
>>
>> There's a curious sed error in otp_build which looks unrelated:
>>
>> === running autoconf in lib/test_server/src
>> sed: RE error: illegal byte sequence
>>
>> But we forge on heedless:
>>
>>     ./configure --prefix=/usr/local/Cellar/erlang/R14B04 --enable-kernel-poll \
>>         --enable-threads --enable-dynamic-ssl-lib --enable-shared-zlib \
>>         --enable-smp-support --enable-hipe \
>>         --enable-darwin-64bit --enable-m64-build
>>
>> Which produces a suspect build system name:
>>
>>     configure: creating ./config.status
>>     config.status: creating emulator/i386-apple-darwin13.0.0/Makefile
>>
>> It fails each time at:
>>
>> Undefined symbols for architecture x86_64:
>>   "_bp_sched2ix", referenced from:
>>       _load_nif_2 in erl_nif.o
>> ld: symbol(s) not found for architecture x86_64
>> clang: error: linker command failed with exit code 1 (use -v to see invocation)
>> make[3]: *** [/ramdisk/otp-OTP_R14B04/bin/i386-apple-darwin13.0.0/beam.smp] Error 1
>> make[2]: *** [opt] Error 2
>> make[1]: *** [smp] Error 2
>> make: *** [emulator] Error 2
>>
>> full logs at https://gist.github.com/dch/5a864bc0631022d58f57
>>
>>
>> Removing the --enable-darwin-64bit and --enable-m64-build doesn't help much either:
>>
>> Undefined symbols for architecture i386:
>>   "_bp_sched2ix", referenced from:
>>       _load_nif_2 in erl_nif.o
>> ld: symbol(s) not found for architecture i386
>>
>> Is this even possible now? Should I try installing gcc42 instead & hope for the best?
>>
>> --
>> Dave Cottlehuber
>> Sent from my PDP11
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