[m-dev.] erlang grades

Julien Fischer juliensf at csse.unimelb.edu.au
Sat Jun 13 17:57:48 AEST 2009

On Sat, 13 Jun 2009, Peter Wang wrote:

> On 2009-06-12, Julien Fischer <juliensf at csse.unimelb.edu.au> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I'm going to add the erlang grade to the the nightly builds** on neptune
>> (and probably goofy once it is reimaged).  The the above would be
>> facilited if generating bytecode and native code were separate grades,
>> i.e.
>>    erlang    == Erlang bytecode
>>    erlang_nc == native code
> I suppose this is to facilitate testing only?  Otherwise I don't think
> it's necessary.  You can mix bytecode and native code, and AFAIK if the
> .beam file you've got is not compiled for your architecture it will fall
> back to bytecode.  You can also (re)generate native code from a .beam file.

Actually, if you can mix them then it's probably unnecessary.

>> Comments?
>> (** Peter, is the java grade in a state were it worth also readding it?)
> Yes.  The testsuite doesn't work yet though.

That's ok - it can be disabled on a grade specific basis.

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