Problems with "make" after "Setup makefile"
simonmarhaskell at gmail.com
Mon Apr 16 10:03:29 EDT 2007
Bryan O'Sullivan wrote:
> I've had a chance to try out your makefile patch for Cabal tonight as
> part of pulling out cabal-rpm into a standalone program, and I'm finding
> problems with it.
> The first is with the code that attempts to use "mkdir" to create the
> hierarchy of object directories. It will in several instances try to
> generate a directory without first having created its parent. You can
> reproduce this by trying to build Cabal in this way; it will fail
> because it's trying to mkdir Language/Haskell, but does not first create
> Language. I've hacked around this locally by invoking "mkdir -p"
> instead, but that's not portable to old systems.
> The second problem occurs immediately afterwards. If you try to build
> e.g. the binary package, it will fail almost immediately, as follows:
> binary-0.3 $ make
> Panic! dist/build/Data/Binary/Get.o exists, but
> dist/build/Data/Binary/Get.hi does not.
Thanks, I've fixed both of these now, and checked that Cabal and binary both
build with setup makefile.
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