[Stackless] Fwd: Stackless 2.5.1c1 on OS X

Lloyd Weehuizen lloyd at fusion.net.nz
Mon Apr 30 11:54:26 CEST 2007

Yeap, running it here no worries.

You need to enable the STACKLESS_FRHACK, i.e configure with --enable- 

Hope that helps.


On 30/04/2007, at 9:42 PM, Richard Tew wrote:

> Anyone got any experience with a Macintelsh and Stackless?
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Rob Hardin < rob.hardin at gmail.com>
> Date: Apr 30, 2007 12:57 AM
> Subject: Stackless 2.5.1c1 on OS X
> To: Richard Tew <richard.m.tew at gmail.com>
> Richard,
> I thought to give the compile a try on my brand new MacBook (intel
> core 2 duo) and hit the following snag;
> gcc-4.0 -c -fno-strict-aliasing -DSTACKLESS_FRHACK=0 -Wno-long-double
> -no-cpp-precomp -mno-fused-madd -DNDEBUG -g -O3 -Wall
> -Wstrict-prototypes  -I. -I./Include -I./Stackless   -DPy_BUILD_CORE
> -fomit-frame-pointer -O2 -I. -o Stackless/core/slp_transfer.o
> ./Stackless/core/slp_transfer.c
> ./Stackless/core/slp_transfer.c: In function 'slp_transfer':
> ./Stackless/core/slp_transfer.c:149: warning: control may reach end of
> non-void function 'slp_switch' being inlined
> ./Stackless/platf/switch_x86_unix.h:37: error: PIC register 'ebx'
> clobbered in 'asm'
> make: *** [Stackless/core/slp_transfer.o] Error 1
> When I see assembly I get flash backs of CS340 and an uncontrollable
> urge to cry in some dark closet (took the class from the guy who wrote
> the text book, lesson learned)--so I came promptly to a complete stop.
> Configure seemed to pickup mac okay and go through the proper routine,
> so that has thrown me off. Shall I try an older version of gcc? If I
> think of something in the next few days I will give it another go, but
> with the work week getting ready to begin that might be optimistic.
> Only brought this to your attention since I didn't see any other mac
> users post in the list archive.
> Best regards,
>       Rob
> NB : While I was re-reading to send this, I thought about your message
> on the configure.in file. I wonder if the mac stuff is still geared
> toward powerpc (which might explain the complaint about registers).
> I'll look into that when I find some free time.
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