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

From: Joachim Schimpf <joachim.schimpf_at_...44...>
Date: Sat, 10 Apr 2010 12:42:58 +1000
Small correction: early versions of ECLiPSe have been built on AIX,
but that was AIX4.2 on PowerPC processor.  You find some remnants
in the configure file.

Wit Jakuczun wrote:
> 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
Received on Sat Apr 10 2010 - 02:43:03 CEST

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