[aspectc-user] Bootstrapping question

Olaf Spinczyk Olaf.Spinczyk at informatik.uni-erlangen.de
Thu Nov 10 11:37:16 CET 2005


it is much easier to use the "woven" source tarball, which can be 
compiled without the ac++ binary.

* unpack the woven sources
* enter the Puma directory and 'make compile'
* then go to Ag++ and AspectC++ and run 'make'

That's all (at least if you work on a Linux machine). ;-)


epronk at muftor.com wrote:
> Hello,
> I'm trying to build the latest aspectc tools from source without using
> pre-build binaries. Is there a recipe to do this?
> I guessed it would be possible to first build an old version and then step
> by step build the latest version.
> I can build a ac++ with gcc-2.95 from aspectc++-0.7.2-Sources.tar.gz
> Next step I guess would be to build Puma.
> - 0.8 can't find the standard includes like assert.h
> - 0.9 wants to build ag++ first.
> - in newer versions many stringstream fixes are already done.
> what would be the next step? and which gcc version?
> It is fascinating to see how the project became self hosting and I
> understand it is a lot of efford to make it self-bootstrapping like perl
> does.
> Any suggestions which route to take?
> Eddy
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