- Operating environment: Microsoft Windows XP SP3,
Vista SP2, Windows 7, or Windows 8 (including x64 but not IA64 versions). Windows
Vista or later is recommended.
- For interfacing with C or C++, or for using spld or
splfr: C compiler and related tools from Microsoft Visual
Studio. The version of Visual Studio should match the version used when
building SICStus Prolog. For this reason a number of variants of SICStus
Prolog is released, each built with a separate version of Visual Studio.
Microsoft offers free editions of Visual Studio and its C compilers. It is probably
possible to make these work as well but they may require other tools or
- For distributing products incorporating SICStus Prolog runtime systems:
SICStus Prolog depends on the C runtime library corresponding to the C
compiler used when building SICStus Prolog.
There are several alternative ways to have your installer install the
Microsoft C libraries. See the Microsoft documentation for details, or
contact SICStus Support.
Building installers for Windows (or for any platform) is complex. There
are several tools available, some of them free, that can help with the
task. The SICStus Prolog installer is built using the free WiX toolset
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