[m-dev.] Suspected non-termination in compiler (and --make problem)

Fergus Henderson fjh at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Thu Nov 21 02:53:41 AEDT 2002

On 20-Nov-2002, Ralph Becket <rafe at cs.mu.OZ.AU> wrote:
> 1. When compiling regex using `mmc --make regex', the compiler just
> seems to sit there.  I've observed compile times taking a couple of
> minutes before I hit ^C.  ^C does not stop the mercury_compile
> process (it continues in the background) and I have to issue an
> explicit `kill'.

That looks like a bug in mmc --make's signal handling.
Simon, could you take a look at that one?

I will have a look at the infinite loop in mode analysis.

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