build problem on IRIX 6.2

Mikael Pettersson mikpe@REDACTED
Mon May 3 11:45:24 CEST 2004

On Sun, 2 May 2004 19:16:48 -0700, Dustin Sallings wrote:
>	I've fixed a few C problems with building on IRIX (moving stuff around 
>to make it valid C).  I got the thing built, but I'm getting an error 
>as soon as it tries to start building .erl files:
>erlc -W  -bbeam  +debug_info -I../include -o../ebin application.erl
>(no error logger present) error: Error in process <0.3.0> with exit 
>value: {{<cp/header:00000000>,{'EXIT',no_heart}},[{heart,init,2}]}

I don't know whether IRIX 6.2 is an old or new release, but
having to fix C problems is not a good sign. Your best bet
is probably to install gcc and try again using the original
non-hacked sources. gcc-3.3.3, gcc-3.2.3, and gcc-2.95.3
should all work; gcc-3.0.x is known to be broken.

Installing updated GNU make and perl wouldn't hurt either.

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