[m-users.] Mercury on ARM

Julien Fischer jfischer at opturion.com
Tue Jun 4 02:37:00 AEST 2013

On Mon, 3 Jun 2013, Tycho Luyben wrote:

> Ah that sounds great! I should not do the github then but the zip?

No, you should grab a source tarballs from our download site:

The archives generated by github will not contain the pre-generated
C files.


> On Jun 3, 2013 4:53 PM, "Julien Fischer" <jfischer at opturion.com> wrote:
>       Hi again,
>       On Mon, 3 Jun 2013, Tycho Luyben wrote:
>             Is it possible to get Mercury working on ARM? I cannot find any
>             references to it, except from 2005 which is outdated. It seems because
>             of the C generation, it should be capable of compiling the compiler to
>             ARM from an Intel machine using a cross compiler? And then (if needed)
>             bootstrap with that? Any issues with that ? Did anyone do that?
>       I should have read the last part of that a little more carefully.
>       You don't need a Mercury compiler to bootstrap the compiler.
>       The Mercury source distribution contains pre-generated C files, so
>       you should be able to boostrap the compiler with just a C compiler.
>       (Given the appropriate build tools, e.g. make etc, you should just
>       be able to compile it directly on your ARM machine.)
>       Cheers,
>       Julien.

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