[mercury-users] try_io on x86-64

Ian MacLarty maclarty at csse.unimelb.edu.au
Fri Oct 9 11:29:56 AEDT 2009

On Fri, Oct 9, 2009 at 8:55 AM, Ian MacLarty
<maclarty at csse.unimelb.edu.au> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 8, 2009 at 10:11 PM, Michael Day <mikeday at yeslogic.com> wrote:
>> Hi Ian,
>>> 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.
>> Definitely on MacOS X 10.4 PowerPC, not sure about Intel, need to check
>> again. Do you have an x86-64 system for testing?
> With Linux yes, and that works fine.  The version of boehm that
> Mercury currently uses doesn't work on 64 bit Mac OS, so for Mac OS
> you've got to go 32 bit.  I've never tried Mercury on 10.4.

By the way, have you tried building prince with the improved Java
backend?  We've been using it for some non-trivial  web applications
and have found it very good.  Performance is quite reasonable. A pure
Java version of prince might be quite useful


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