[Cocci] Need help compiling coccinelle on Ubuntu 16.04

Julia Lawall julia.lawall at lip6.fr
Sat May 19 07:36:39 CEST 2018



On Wed, 16 May 2018, Patrick Doyle wrote:

> TherI just tried compiling coccinelle on a Ubuntu 16.04 system, having
> installed all the dependencies that seem to make sense, and it fails
> to compile.
>
> I need to use a version of spatch >= 1.0.6 for another project, and
> the version supplied with Ubuntu is 1.0.4.
>
> So I:
>
> $ git clone https://github.com/coccinelle/coccinelle.git
> $ cd coccinelle
> $ ./autogen
> $ ./configure --prefix=/home/wpd/local
> $ make
>
> and that fails with
>
> ...
> cp /usr/lib/ocaml/parmap/parmap.cmi ocaml/parmap.cmi
> cp /usr/lib/ocaml/parmap/parmap.cmx ocaml/parmap.cmx
> cp: cannot stat '/usr/lib/ocaml/parmap/parmap.cmx': No such file or directory
> Makefile:620: recipe for target 'ocaml/parmap.cmi' failed
> make: [ocaml/parmap.cmi] Error 1 (ignored)
> rm parsing_cocci/lexer_cli.ml parsing_cocci/parser_cocci_menhir.ml.d
> tools/spgen/source/spgen_lexer.ml
> parsing_cocci/parser_cocci_menhir.mli.d parsing_cocci/lexer_script.ml
> parsing_cocci/lexer_cocci.ml parsing_c/lexer_c.ml

I had this problem and then somehow it disappeared...  I think that
somehow it is supposed to be giving a warning, but not actually failing.
But it does really look like it fails.  We will look into it.

julia

>
> I have installed libparmap-ocaml-dev:
>
> $ apt search libparmap-ocaml-dev
> Sorting... Done
> Full Text Search... Done
> libparmap-ocaml-dev/xenial,now 1.0~rc7-1 amd64 [installed]
>   small OCaml library allowing to exploit multicore architectures
>
> and /usr/lib/ocaml/parmp shows:
>
> $ ls -l /usr/lib/ocaml/parmap
> total 312
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root   2379 Jan 18  2016 bytearray.cmi
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root   1615 Jan 18  2016 bytearray.mli
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root   5218 Jan 18  2016 libparmap_stubs.a
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root    219 Jan 18  2016 META
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 117954 Jan 18  2016 parmap.a
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root  27116 Jan 18  2016 parmap.cma
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root   5814 Jan 18  2016 parmap.cmi
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root   1898 Jan 18  2016 parmap.cmxa
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root 106712 Jan 18  2016 parmap.cmxs
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root  10472 Jan 18  2016 parmap.mli
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root    906 Jan 18  2016 parmap_utils.cmi
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root    270 Jan 18  2016 parmap_utils.mli
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root    363 Jan 18  2016 setcore.cmi
> -rw-r--r-- 1 root root    207 Jan 18  2016 setcore.mli
>
> There are parmap.cmxa and parmap.cmxs files, but no parmap.cmx file.
>
> I am stuck here (and clearly ignorant of what I am doing).  Any help
> would be appreciated.
>
> Thank you.
>
> --wpd
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