This file documents the Mercury implementation, version rotd-2023-12-06.
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This guide describes the compilation environment of Mercury — how to build and debug Mercury programs.
|• Introduction:||General overview.|
|• Filenames:||File naming conventions.|
|• Using mmc:||Compiling and linking programs with the Mercury compiler.|
|• Running:||Execution of programs built with the Mercury compiler.|
|• Using Mmake:||“Mercury Make”, a tool for building Mercury programs.|
|• Libraries:||Creating and using libraries of Mercury modules.|
|• Debugging:||The Mercury debugger ‘mdb’.|
|• Profiling:||Analyzing the performance of Mercury programs.|
|• Invocation:||List of options for the Mercury compiler.|
|• Environment:||Environment variables used by the compiler and utilities.|
|• C compilers:||How to use a C compiler other than GNU C.|
|• Foreign language interface:||Interfacing to other programming languages from Mercury.|
|• Stand-alone interfaces:||Calling procedures in Mercury libraries from programs written in other languages.|