[mercury-users] Errors while building rpm for Fedora

Julien Fischer juliensf at csse.unimelb.edu.au
Wed Aug 20 21:21:14 AEST 2008

On Wed, 20 Aug 2008, Paul Bone wrote:

> On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 03:35:03PM +0400, Peter Lemenkov wrote:
>> Hello All!
>> I'm interested in Mercury after reading some online articles
>> describing it. In order to do this in a comfortable way (and,
>> probably, help those who also interested in) I decided to to make rpm
>> for Fedora/RHEL compatible distributives.  Unfortunately, I
>> encountered strange build errors while building using Fedora Build
>> Infrastructure:
> Hi Peter,
> We've aware of an incompatibility between Mercury and GCC 4.2 on some
> systems, your observations could be symptoms of this issue.  I've
> written a FAQ entry that describes two work-arounds for this problem,
> however this may not appear on the website for a couple of days, due to
> our peer-review process.  In the meantime here is my draft, note that it
> doesn't yet have approval from the rest of the team.

I suspect one other issue that Peter may encounter is that to the best
of my knowledge the Linux/PPC port has not been tested in quite a while,
so there may be some bitrot in the configure script.  We would of course
be happy to assist in resolving any such problems.

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