[m-users.] Installing a subset of built grades

Peter Wang novalazy at gmail.com
Wed May 29 16:13:41 AEST 2013

On Wed, 29 May 2013 15:12:59 +1000 (EST), Julien Fischer <jfischer at opturion.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 28 May 2013, Mark Green wrote:
> > I'm currently having some problems compiling the non-native grades of
> > Mercury13.03 on MingW, but the native grades compiled fine (after the
> > first failure I was able to used the successfully installed native
> > grades to bootstrap the next attempts).
> By, "non-native", I assume you mean the non-C grades?  What were the
> problems you encountered?
> > However whenever I try to do the install again, the make script
> > insists on building all of the already-existing native grades, and
> > then goes to install them, generating nothing but a series of
> > "<filename> is unchanged" messages but having spent an hour or more
> > building the grade.  Is there any way to tell the installer which
> > grades to install without reconfiguring the project, or to tell it not
> > to install grades that have already been installed successfully?
> No.  (If you're feeling brave you can hack some Mmakefiles and, after
> installation, edit Mercury.config to conform with any changes, then
> in most circumstances it's possible.)

mmake install_grades LIBGRADES=blah

To avoid building and installing the compiler itself you can edit the
"install_grades: install_main" line in Mmakefile.


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