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IDProjectCategoryView StatusDate SubmittedLast Update
0004359OCamlOCaml generalpublic2007-08-08 13:482007-10-25 10:48
Reporterpsychicist 
Assigned To 
PrioritynormalSeverityblockReproducibilityalways
StatusclosedResolutionwon't fix 
PlatformOSOS Version
Product Version3.10.0 
Target VersionFixed in Version 
Summary0004359: Linux MIPS(EL) build error
DescriptionI have been trying to build OCaml on Linux running on little-endian MIPS (Loongson 2E) but I haven't been successful so far. It errors out on both "make world.opt" and "make world".
Additional InformationThe only message I get is that the file "myocamlbuild_config.ml" in the tools directory contains illegal characters. The contents of that line are the name of the assembler (as), which I do have on my system since it is a straight recompile of Slackware 12.0 x86.

This probably has to do with the fact that OCaml has only been tested and has a optimised backend for IRIX running on big-endian MIPS, so adding support for both little-endian and big-endian Linux would be the thing to do.
TagsNo tags attached.
Attached Fileslog file icon ocaml-mipsel.log [^] (123,570 bytes) 2007-08-08 13:48

- Relationships
related to 0004375closedxleroy Ocaml 3.10 fails to build on non-native archs 

-  Notes
(0004201)
xleroy (administrator)
2007-10-25 10:48

The MIPS port of OCaml is no longer supported (we have no longer access to a MIPS platform), and has only been tested under IRIX. We will not port to other MIPS platforms.

- Issue History
Date Modified Username Field Change
2007-08-08 13:48 psychicist New Issue
2007-08-08 13:48 psychicist File Added: ocaml-mipsel.log
2007-09-17 07:03 xleroy Relationship added related to 0004375
2007-10-25 10:48 xleroy Note Added: 0004201
2007-10-25 10:48 xleroy Status new => closed
2007-10-25 10:48 xleroy Resolution open => won't fix


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