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Re: [Gcl-devel] RE: On statically linked Axiom (was: static lisp and rpm
Re: [Gcl-devel] RE: On statically linked Axiom (was: static lisp and rpms)
28 Oct 2003 13:27:23 -0500
Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.2
"Page, Bill" <address@hidden> writes:
> I have already completed a build with --enable-static.
> However to get things to work I did two things:
> 1) I replaced the gcl-2.6.1 tgz file in zips with the
> more recent gcl-2.6.1-16 source from Camm's temporary
> debian site. Since Camm had provided a patch in the
> new version to handle readline in the static case.
Just a clarifification here -- my patch was to address certain
undefined symbols. The readline/static issue I was referring to
before has not yet been to my knowledge definitively tested or
resolved. I'm cc'ing the gcl developer who first reported this
> 2) I upgraded my gcc compiler to version 3.3.2 (the
> newest version) since other emails also indicated that
> there were possible problems with older versions of gcc.
> It now seems to work.
> I was about to upload a binary to the files section for
> others to try (since I only have RedHat Linux boxes here,
> moving the static binary between them is not a real test),
> but then Juergen pointed out that we still have three
> missing algebra files, so I decided to include those files
> before uploading the new static binary.
> I will also proceed as you suggest and modify the
> Makefile.pamphlet to include a linux-static chuck, however
> I have to think about this a bit more since the change to
> the GCL configuration option is done in the lsp/Makefile.
> So I think this means that it will have to be controlled
> by the GCLVERSION environment variable. E.g. maybe
> and then it will use that to pull the right chunk
> out of the lsp/Makefile.pamphlet. Right?
> Bill Page.
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: root [mailto:address@hidden
> > Sent: Tuesday, October 28, 2003 7:47 AM
> > To: address@hidden
> > Cc: address@hidden; address@hidden; address@hidden;
> > address@hidden
> > Subject: Re: [Axiom-developer] RE: On statically linked Axiom
> > (was: static lisp and rpms)
> > Bill,
> > If you create a linux-static chunk in the top-level
> > Makefile.pamphlet then you can create the static image by
> > setting the Axiom varialble to:
> > export AXIOM=(yourpath)/axiom/mnt/linux-static
> > then we can try a static build of Axiom
> > Tim
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