[Yhc] Build problems concerning FFI
leon.p.smith at gmail.com
Fri Jun 2 16:32:06 EDT 2006
Well... I haven't actually tried to _use_ FFI, I was just getting
everything compiled. :)
I'm pretty sure that the darcs patch I posted contains the right fix
for a Makefile problem I didn't explicitly mention, namely, giving
it the right path to find some of the files. YHC-hat was also having
some issues, so I just commented it out since I'm not worried about it
at the moment. (Though, I don't know what YHC-Hat has to do with
On 6/2/06, Thomas Shackell <shackell at cs.york.ac.uk> wrote:
> Hi Leon,
> The bug is likely in the libffi which I lifted from redhat.org, you'd
> hope it might be correct but I guess you can't have everything ;-)
> I'll have a go at fixing it :-)
> Leon Smith wrote:
> > Hello all. I'm the student working on the typechecker for Google's SoC.
> > I ran into a few build problems with the repository. I've attached a
> > patch for them, though two problems are not covered in this patch.
> > These problems both concern
> > yhc-devel/src/runtime/libtool
> > which is a generated script. First, something tries to run it
> > directly, without running sh on it. Second, the configuration
> > script does not set the variable $max_cmd_len on my platform (Darwin).
> > Both these cause the build process to fail.
> > I worked around these issues by setting the executable bit and editing
> > the generated script myself to set the variable. However the true
> > fixes are beyond my expertise.
> > Congrats on self hosting. I did download and try out YHC sometime in
> > January. It compiled without problems, but I didn't get to use it.
> > I don't remember what issues I was having with YHC and the program I
> > was writing at the time.
> > Best Wishes,
> > Leon
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