[m-users.] Problem compiling 14.01.1 on 64 bit Cygwin

Paul Bone paul at bone.id.au
Tue Oct 28 11:54:18 AEDT 2014

On Tue, Oct 28, 2014 at 09:35:40AM +1100, Julien Fischer wrote:
> Hi Peter,
> On Mon, 27 Oct 2014, Peter Chapin wrote:
>> I previously tried to compile 14.01 on 64 bit Cygwin and encountered an 
>> error in the Boehm GC related to 64 bit targets. I posted to this list 
>> and was told there was an issue building Boehm for 64 bits but that 
>> there was an upstream fix that would make its way into Mercury at the 
>> next release.


>> So I guess 64 bit Cygwin is not supported yet? Or am I missing a  
>> configuration option that I should be used (I ran configure with no  
>> arguments).
> 14.01.1 is still using the same verison of the Boehm GC as 14.01, so the
> issue with 64-bit Cygwin is still the collector.
> (We generally don't upgrade the Boehm GC  on stable release branches.)

Hi Peter,

I'm sorry that this currently inconveniences you.  it's something I've been
working on lately so you can look forward to a fix.


Paul Bone

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