[mercury-users] segmentation fault

Julien Fischer juliensf at csse.unimelb.edu.au
Tue Jan 20 15:58:35 AEDT 2009

On Tue, 20 Jan 2009, Julien Fischer wrote:

> On Mon, 19 Jan 2009, Jörg Schuster wrote:
>> do I need to use specific options in order for Mercury to be able to
>> deal with large data bases?
> No.
>> I tried to compile a linguistic dictionary. (The beginning of the code
>> is given at the end of this mail.) Although mmc was able to compile my
>> modules, gcc produced a segmentation fault when I used about 30000
>> facts (or more). Here is the error message:
>> Making Mercury/os/words.o
>> gcc: Internal error: Segmentation fault (program cc1)
>> Please submit a full bug report.
>> See <http://bugs.opensuse.org/> for instructions.
>> ** Error making `Mercury/os/words.o'.
> Some questions:
> * Which version of gcc is this?
> * Which version of Mercury is this?
> * What grade is the program being compiled in?

With the current rotd, gcc 3.4 and the asm_fast.gc grade it works for me.
(This was 3.4Ghz Pentium D with 4GB RAM.)  It took nine and a half
minutes to compile to an object file.


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