[m-users.] Mercury 13.05 on Solaris

Peter Ross peter at emailross.com
Sat May 25 14:06:49 AEST 2013

On 25 May 2013 13:53, Michael Day <mikeday at yeslogic.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm trying to build Mercury 13.05 on Solaris, and I've run into a few issues so far.
> First issue: if you configure with AR=gar, it doesn't get passed down to boehm_gc/libatomicops, which tries to use regular ar and fails.
> Second issue: during installation, it passes --host=i386-solaris-blah down to libatomicops, even though it isn't cross-compiling, and then fails to find gcc because it's looking for i386-...-gcc.
> Third issue: during installation, mgnuc fails to find ../util/mfiltercc even though it is clearly there. I'm not sure why, yet.
I did a fair bit of work last year on getting it to work under
solaris.  It certainly worked for awhile.

Are you using the gnu tool chain, and how are you getting it?  I used
opencsw and found that the best way to get a nice build environment
that mercury likes.


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