Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Fri Feb 8 07:26:18 EST 2008

On Thu, 2008-02-07 at 12:10 -0500, Peter Gavin wrote:
> The makefiles generated by cabal don't run ranlib on libraries.  This is
> a big problem since GHC uses the makefile generator :)
> I've attached a patch that fixes things. I tested it by replacing the
> Cabal tree in a ghc snapshot; everything seems to build ok.

Could you be more specific? As I understand it, building GHC does indeed
work on most platforms currently. So what are the symptoms exactly and
on what platform?


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