[gambit-list] Trouble building gambit

Faré fahree at gmail.com
Thu May 11 15:46:12 EDT 2017


Oops, I was using the instructions from README, which apparently
contradicts README.md. Maybe README should be removed or updated?

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On Thu, May 11, 2017 at 3:44 PM, Marc Feeley <feeley at iro.umontreal.ca> wrote:
> That is not the correct way to build Gambit.  The README.md file says:
>
>     git clone https://github.com/gambit/gambit.git
>     cd gambit
>     ./configure
>     make -j4 current-gsc-boot
>     ./configure --enable-single-host
>     make -j4 from-scratch
>     make check
>     make -j4 doc
>     sudo make install
>
> You are using “make latest-release” which is no longer correct.
>
> Marc
>
>
>
>> On May 11, 2017, at 3:31 PM, Faré <fahree at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>> The shared library thing might have been ./configure "remembering" a
>> previous configuration attempt. I did a git clean -xfd to remove any
>> such thing and indeed I didn't have to export LD_LIBRARY_PATH after I
>> did. But I still fail at: make -l4 from-scratch (sorry I used -j4,
>> it's about the same as -l4), in the same way:
>>
>> $ (set -x ; git clean -xfd ; git reset --hard ; ./configure ; make -l4
>> latest-release ; ./configure --enable-single-host && make -l4
>> from-scratch ) |& ~/tmp/gambit.fail.1
>> ...
>> make[2]: Entering directory '/home/fare/src/scheme/gambit/lib'
>> ../gsc-boot -:~~bin=../bin,~~lib=../lib,~~include=../include -f -c
>> -check -prelude "(##include\"header.scm\")" _io.scm
>> gcc -Wno-unused -Wno-write-strings -Wdisabled-optimization -O1 -fwrapv
>> -fno-strict-aliasing -fno-trapping-math -fno-math-errno
>> -fschedule-insns2 -fomit-frame-pointer -fPIC -fno-common -mieee-fp
>> -mpc64   -I"../include" -c -o "_io.o" -I. -DHAVE_CONFIG_H
>> -D___GAMBITDIR="\"/usr/local/Gambit\"" -D___SYS_TYPE_CPU="\"x86_64\""
>> -D___SYS_TYPE_VENDOR="\"unknown\"" -D___SYS_TYPE_OS="\"linux-gnu\""
>> -D___CONFIGURE_COMMAND="\"./configure '--enable-single-host'"\"
>> -D___OBJ_EXTENSION="\".o\"" -D___EXE_EXTENSION="\"\""
>> -D___BAT_EXTENSION="\"\"" -D___PRIMAL _io.c -D___LIBRARY
>> gcc: error: _io.c: No such file or directory
>> gcc: fatal error: no input files
>> compilation terminated.
>> makefile:164: recipe for target '_io.o' failed
>>
>> I tried with NixOS and had similar failures. I'll try again and send
>> an error log, if that helps.
>>
>> —♯ƒ • François-René ÐVB Rideau •Reflection&Cybernethics• http://fare.tunes.org
>> If once you have paid him the Dane-geld / You never get rid of the Dane.
>>        — Rudyard Kipling
>>
>>
>> On Thu, May 11, 2017 at 1:20 PM, Marc Feeley <feeley at iro.umontreal.ca> wrote:
>>> For some strange reason Gambit is being linked to a shared library.  With the configure options you used you should get a static linked executable (the generated library is libgambit.a).
>>>
>>> In your “steps” you say “make -l4 from-scratch”… I assume the -l4 is a typo when you wrote the message (it should be -j4).
>>>
>>> Can you try again fresh with the steps in the README.md .
>>>
>>> Marc
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>> On May 11, 2017, at 12:51 PM, Faré <fahree at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> Dear Marc & gambiteers,
>>>>
>>>> I am having trouble trying to build gambit from HEAD (commit 75ce77b)
>>>> on Linux x64 (Ubuntu 17.04).
>>>>
>>>> These steps work well:
>>>> ./configure ; make -j4 latest-release ; ./configure --enable-single-host
>>>>
>>>> This step fails:
>>>> make -l4 from-scratch
>>>>
>>>> First, I get:
>>>> make[2]: Entering directory '/home/fare/src/scheme/gambit/lib'
>>>> ../gsc-boot -:~~bin=../bin,~~lib=../lib,~~include=../include -f -c
>>>> -check -prelude "(##include\"header.scm\")" _io.scm
>>>> ../gsc-boot: error while loading shared libraries: libgambit.so:
>>>> cannot open shared object file: No such file or directory
>>>> makefile:167: recipe for target '_io.c' failed
>>>>
>>>> If I instead use:
>>>> LD_LIBRARY_PATH=$PWD make -l4 from-scratch
>>>>
>>>> then gsc-boot can see libgambit.so in the current directory and
>>>> compile _io.c, but I get this failure in _num.c:
>>>> make[2]: Entering directory '/home/fare/src/scheme/gambit/lib'
>>>> ../gsc-boot -:~~bin=../bin,~~lib=../lib,~~include=../include -f -c
>>>> -check -prelude "(##include\"header.scm\")" _io.scm
>>>> gcc -Wno-unused -Wno-write-strings -Wdisabled-optimization -O1 -fwrapv
>>>> -fno-strict-aliasing -fno-trapping-math -fno-math-errno
>>>> -fschedule-insns2 -fomit-frame-pointer -fPIC -fno-common -mieee-fp
>>>> -mpc64   -I"../include" -c -o "_io.o" -I. -DHAVE_CONFIG_H
>>>> -D___GAMBITDIR="\"/usr/local/Gambit\"" -D___SYS_TYPE_CPU="\"x86_64\""
>>>> -D___SYS_TYPE_VENDOR="\"unknown\"" -D___SYS_TYPE_OS="\"linux-gnu\""
>>>> -D___CONFIGURE_COMMAND="\"./configure '--enable-single-host'"\"
>>>> -D___OBJ_EXTENSION="\".o\"" -D___EXE_EXTENSION="\"\""
>>>> -D___BAT_EXTENSION="\"\"" -D___PRIMAL _io.c -D___LIBRARY
>>>> ../gsc-boot -:~~bin=../bin,~~lib=../lib,~~include=../include -f -c
>>>> -check -prelude "(##include\"header.scm\")" _num.scm
>>>> *** ERROR IN c#macro-expand -- define-prim can't inline
>>>> ##fxwraparithmetic-shift?
>>>> makefile:167: recipe for target '_num.c' failed
>>>> make[2]: *** [_num.c] Error 70
>>>>
>>>> Am I doing something wrong? Is some inline definition for << or >> missing?
>>>>
>>>> Also, is there a guide to interactive development with Gambit? I admit
>>>> that coming from the Common Lisp world, I'm a bit spoiled by SLIME.
>>>>
>>>> —♯ƒ • François-René ÐVB Rideau •Reflection&Cybernethics• http://fare.tunes.org
>>>> It's not ignorance that does so much damage;
>>>> it's knowing so darned much that ain't so. — Josh Billings
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