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GT.M for DragonFly/x86_64 (native port)

This port is based on the version for FreeBSD/x86_64 which was derived from GT.M source base for Linux/x86_64.

For further details, please read the FreeBSD port's details since this document covers only DragonFly differences against the FreeBSD.


(0) tested on DragonFly 3.2-RELEASE x86_64

(1) packages: cmake, ncurses, libelf, icu, libgcrypt, libgpg-error, gpgme

(2) non-packaged requirements: libexecinfo

(a) get libexecinfo tarball for FreeBSD:

(b) modify it like this:

root@dfly:~/libexecinfo-1.1# undo -d execinfo.c
diff -N -r -u execinfo.c@@0x00000001032ee540
execinfo.c@@0x00000001032f6650 (to 29-Dec-2012 13:55:05)
--- execinfo.c@@0x00000001032ee540      2012-12-29 13:53:51.378149000
+++ execinfo.c@@0x00000001032f6650      2012-12-29 13:54:53.008235000
@@ -78,7 +78,7 @@
     rval = malloc(clen);
     if (rval == NULL)
         return NULL;
-    (char **)cp = &(rval[size]);
+    cp = &(rval[size]);
     for (i = 0; i < size; i++) {
         if (dladdr(buffer[i], &info) != 0) {
             if (info.dli_sname == NULL)

(3) go to the GT.M source directory

(4) ensure you have UTF-8 locale (C/US-ASCII won't build *.m routines correctly!) You can do: setenv LC_ALL en_US.UTF-8

(4) mkdir build ; cmake ../ ; make ; make install

(5) You should have GT.M installed in: /usr/local/lib/fis-gtm/V6.0-000_x86_64/

...then you can work with GT.M as you've used to on another platforms:

(1) set environment variables $ setenv gtm_dist /usr/local/lib/fis-gtm/V6.0-000_x86_64 $ setenv gtmgbldir demo_db $ setenv gtmroutines ". $gtm_dist"

(2) create database $ $gtm_dist/mumps -r GDE GDE> exit $ $gtm_dist/mupip create

(3) enter direct mode: $ $gtm_dist/mumps -di GTM> -or- run your MUMPS code: $ $gtm_dist/mumps -r SHOW^ZTMR


  • for some reason, there is problem with maximal subcsript length: (even if the MAX_GVSUBSCRIPTS=32 is set in the code as usual)

    GTM>s ^xyz(1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19,20)=1 %GTM-E-GVSUBOFLOW, Maximum combined length of subscripts exceeded %GTM-I-GVIS, Global variable: %^xyz(1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19*

    GTM>s ^xyz(1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19)=1 GTM>w ^xyz(1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18,19) 1 GTM> ...this problem was on FreeBSD too, but it somehow "fixed itself" when doing last porting iteration so we don't recall what's the real reason of this GVSUBOFLOW issue :-(

  • GT.M replication has not been tested yet

  • GT.CM has not been tested and probably won't work like on the FreeBSD


GT.M MUMPS DragonFly x64 port



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