[mercury-users] try_io on x86-64

Ian MacLarty maclarty at csse.unimelb.edu.au
Thu Oct 8 21:56:22 AEDT 2009

On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 8:59 PM, Michael Day <mikeday at yeslogic.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> Trying Mercury on x86-64, and everything seems to work, it's great.
> However, when I recompile the compiler so that it uses unboxed floats and 3
> tag bits instead of 2, there is a problem: I get a link error concerning
> try_io from the exception module.
> I also get this link error on MacOS X, which is 32-bit. Only workaround so
> far is to not catch exceptions.

Which version of MacOS X?  I have successfully compiled and run
programs that use try_io on 10.5 (Intel).  I've also tried a small
program with try_io on 10.6 (with the 10.6 patch I posted to
mercury-reviews which is not yet committed) and it seems to work fine.

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