Re: [eclipse-clp-users] ECLiPSe on AIX

From: Wit Jakuczun <wit.jakuczun_at_...6...>
Date: Fri, 9 Apr 2010 17:07:30 +0200
Hi Kish,
   thank you for detailed answer. I am not sure whether AIX will be
choosen but I feel prepared for this battle ;).
  If I manage to port ECLiPSe to AIX I will let you know about details.

Best regards,
   Wit Jakuczun

2010/4/8, Kish Shen <kisshen@...5...>:
> Wit Jakuczun wrote:
>> Dear All,
>>    my client would like to migrate their system from Sparc to AIX. One
>> of the components of the system is ECLiPSe (5.10).
>> Does anybody has any experience with running ECLiPSe on AIX platform?
>> What should I expect?
>>
>> Best regards
>
> Hi Wit,
>
> I don't think ECLiPSe has ever been built on an AIX platform, so you
> will need to try to compile ECLiPSe from source for this platform, and
> at the very least, you would need to modify the configure.ac file to add
> the platform, and you will need the GNU tool chain (gcc, autoconf, make
> etc.) working on the platform (non-GNU versions of these tools would
> probably require some additional hacking). You therefore probably need
> to be quite familiar with these tools if you want to port ECLiPSe to the
> platform, as you are likely to run into problems during the build that
> requires further modification of the source.
>
> ECLiPSe should be reasonably portable across Un*x platforms, and I think
> AIX is a Un*x variant. There are some hints in the SetupGuide (in
> documents/internal/SetupGuide.doc -- yes, it is in MS Word format) on
> porting ECLiPSe, but you should only attempt porting if you are
> reasonably familiar with compiling and using the GNU tool chain on
> different Un*x platforms.
>
> Cheers,
>
> Kish
>
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