[mercury-users] Problem compiling 0.12.1 in Fedora 4 (gcc32)

Julien Fischer juliensf at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Tue Dec 6 14:50:07 AEDT 2005

On Tue, 6 Dec 2005, Robert Colvin wrote:

> I'm trying to install mercury 0.12.1 on my PC which is running Fedora
> 4.  Noting the comments in the INSTALL file, I've installed an earlier
> version of gcc (gcc32 (GCC) 3.2.3 20030502 (Red Hat Linux
> 3.2.3-47.fc4)) and run "./configure --with-cc=gcc32".  "make" does not
> then successfully complete -- the output is c&p below.
> A few questions:
> 	- Are there some other configure options I should be using?
> 	- Is it worth me waiting for the promised binary packages?  Ie,
> 	  will they work under Fedora 4 (gcc 4.0.1)?  I can wait until the
> 	  new year to have Mercury working
> 	- I installed the binaries for 0.11, but the code it generated
> 	  from mercury src files did not compile with gcc 4.0.  Am I
> 	  better off sorting this out (for 0.11 or an earlier version) to
> 	  get Mercury working?

The code generated by mercury 0.11.X will not compile with any version
of gcc greater than 3.4 (at least not without some non-trivial
intervention on the part of the user), I would strongly suggest avoiding
0.11 altogether now that 0.12 has been released.

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