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bug #61153: Cannot build or install 11.2 on Mac OS 11.5.2 (Big Sur)

Submitter:  None
Submitted:  Mon 13 Sep 2021 06:39:22 PM UTC
Category:  None Severity:  3 - Normal
Priority:  5 - Normal Item Group:  None
Status:  Ready For Test Privacy:  Public
Assigned to:  None Originator Name:  Michael Winterstein
Originator Email:  -email is unavailable- Open/Closed:  Open
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Fri 10 Jun 2022 03:16:31 PM UTC, comment #3: 

This was fixed in the master branch back in December, but I didn't think to pull it up to the release-11 branch until now.  Can you try again, with the patch in https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/mit-scheme.git/commit/?h=release-11&id=6cbeeb17862a16feb7df6c2610cb1174de2f8e58 applied on top of the 11.2 release tarball?

cd mit-scheme-11.2
curl -fsSL https://git.savannah.gnu.org/cgit/mit-scheme.git/patch/?id=6cbeeb17862a16feb7df6c2610cb1174de2f8e58 | patch -p1

Taylor R. Campbell <riastradh>
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Wed 22 Sep 2021 07:50:33 PM UTC, comment #2: 

Same problem with mit-scheme-11.2-svm1-64le.tar.gz (gpg verified) on MacOS Big Sur 11.6 (with\XCode tools up to date and XQuartz installed), a ./configure that creates a Makefile, and make gives:

gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -DMIT_SCHEME -DDEFAULT_LIBRARY_PATH=\"/usr/local/lib/mit-scheme-svm1-64le-11.2\" -I. -I. -O3  -frounding-math -fno-builtin-floor -Wall -Wempty-body -Wignored-qualifiers -Wimplicit-fallthrough -Wmissing-field-initializers -Wnested-externs -Woverride-init -Wpointer-arith -Wredundant-decls -Wshift-negative-value -Wstrict-prototypes -Wtype-limits -Wundef -Wuninitialized -Wwrite-strings  -isysroot /Library/Developer/CommandLineTools/SDKs/MacOSX.sdk -fconstant-cfstrings -DSIGNAL_HANDLERS_CAN_USE_SCHEME_STACK -D_REENTRANT -Werror -o uxsig.o -c uxsig.c
uxsig.c:1197:25: error: cast to smaller integer type 'outf_channel' from 'FILE ' (aka 'struct __sFILE ') [-Werror,-Wpointer-to-enum-cast]
      debug_back_trace ((outf_channel) to_dump);
1 error generated.
make[1]: *** [uxsig.o] Error 1
make: *** [microcode/scheme] Error 2

Patrick Cousot <cousot>
Sun 19 Sep 2021 07:54:30 PM UTC, comment #1: 

As an update, I tried to see if I could compile MIT Scheme 11.1 from version 10, since 9 seems a bit far behind. The binaries for 10.11 (x86) installed just fine. Using 10.11 as a base, compiling 11.1 from source got farther, but ended up running into the same error during make (in uxsig.c) that the binary version of 11.2 had for me.

I did notice that the make step in the binary of 10.11 actually encounters the same or similar problem, but it seems the compiler is configured to suppress it as a warning. I don't know enough about gcc to know which of these flags would work.  Here's the relevant output (compare to the previously attached output for version 11):

gcc -DHAVE_CONFIG_H -DMIT_SCHEME -DDEFAULT_LIBRARY_PATH=\"/opt/local/mit-scheme/v10/lib/mit-scheme-x86-64\" -I. -I. -Wold-style-definition -Wextra -Wno-sign-compare -Wno-unused-parameter -Wstrict-prototypes -Wnested-externs -Wredundant-decls -Wall -Wundef -Wpointer-arith -Winline -O3  -arch x86_64  -isysroot /Library/Developer/CommandLineTools/SDKs/MacOSX.sdk -fconstant-cfstrings -DSIGNAL_HANDLERS_CAN_USE_SCHEME_STACK -D_REENTRANT -o uxsig.o -c uxsig.c
uxsig.c:1206:25: warning: cast to smaller integer type 'outf_channel' from 'FILE *' (aka 'struct __sFILE *') [-Wpointer-to-enum-cast]
      debug_back_trace ((outf_channel) to_dump);

Mon 13 Sep 2021 06:39:22 PM UTC, original submission:  

I have tried installing MIT Scheme 11.2 from binary (x86 on an Intel Mac) but make fails with a problem in uxsig.c (see attached file). I tried configure both with some options set and without, and the error in make occurs both times.

Since MacPorts has 9.2 as a package, I installed that and it works fine. I then tried to compile MIT Scheme 11.2 from source, both with and without --enable-cross-compiling explicitly set in the configure step. This leads to an error in the make stage as well, with "bytes-per-object" and the file bytevector.scm. More details are in the attached file.



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