[m-users.] Bug Report Mercury-14.01.1 Shared Memories access

Julien Fischer jfischer at opturion.com
Wed Jun 7 11:20:40 AEST 2017

Hi Robert,

On Tue, 6 Jun 2017, Robert Buckley wrote:

> Thank you for your response. The command used was:
>     $ ./test_primeFactors_gmp 1234567
> A listing for test_primeFactors_gmp.m appears below.
> I too suspect the needed grade is not installed. You
> can see from the list of 10 installed grades what's
> there, but the file was compiled two years ago on a
> different system and I don't know what grades it had.

So you have the executable from two years ago?  Assuming so and that
it's dynamically linked you can either do:

    1. ldd ./foo

    2. string foo | grep grade

In the first case, the directory path pointing to the Mercury libraries
should contain the grade; in the second you should see the name of a
symbol which includes the grade (something along the lines of

> I tried to recompile but it told me that there was
> nothing to compile. Perhaps I can make a trivial change
> to the file and recompile.

What is the command line you are using to invoke the compiler?
(My best guess would be that you are doing something like:

     mmc --make foo.m

in which case you simply need to omit the '.m' extension.)

> How does one know or find out what grade is used when 
> compiling when no particular grade has been specified?

Look in the file $INSTALL/lib/mercury/conf/Mercury.config


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