[gambit-list] Trouble building gambit

Marc Feeley feeley at iro.umontreal.ca
Thu May 11 16:05:54 EDT 2017


Hmmmm… forgot to keep that file consistent with the rest… Thanks for catching that.

Marc



> On May 11, 2017, at 3:46 PM, Faré <fahree at gmail.com> wrote:
> 
> Oops, I was using the instructions from README, which apparently
> contradicts README.md. Maybe README should be removed or updated?
> 
> —♯ƒ • François-René ÐVB Rideau •Reflection&Cybernethics• http://fare.tunes.org
> Pascal is for building pyramids—imposing, breathtaking, static structures built
> by armies pushing heavy blocks into place. Lisp is for building organisms…
>        – Alan Perlis
> 
> 
> 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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