[mercury-users] Compiling Mercury on Redhat 7.0

David Overton dmo at cs.mu.OZ.AU
Thu May 15 14:59:41 AEST 2003

On Thu, May 15, 2003 at 03:09:57PM +1000, Michael Day wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to build Mercury rotd-2003-02-23 from source on a machine
> running RedHat 7.0 with no version of Mercury installed.
> The configure script says that no C file need to be rebuilt as they are
> compatible with configured settings.
> However when make gets to the compiler directory, it calls "mmc make"  
> which attempts to compile .m files using the Mercury compiler, which of
> course doesn't exist as it hasn't been built yet. Is this normal?
> I should point out that the compilation is taking place on a vfat 
> filesystem, which doesn't have permissions or symbolic links. But that 
> should not cause any problems, should it?

Maybe it is a problem with the time stamps.  Have you checked that that
all the .c_date files have more recent time stamps than the .m files?

BTW, given that the date on your email is still 10 minutes in the
future, maybe there is a problem with the date setting on the machine.

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