libraries/binary does not compile with ghc-7.7

Ian Lynagh ian at
Wed Feb 20 17:25:04 CET 2013

On Wed, Feb 20, 2013 at 04:57:25PM +0100, Gabor Greif wrote:
> when bootstrapping with GHC-7.7 I get

Note that if you want to use HEAD to build HEAD, then the only
supported version is the one that you are building (e.g. you can use
today's HEAD to build today's HEAD, but not to build tomorrow's HEAD).

> Okay to push to master?

As long as it would still build with 7.4, sure.

But actually, GHC back at least as far as 7.4 shipped with binary, so I
don't think we need to build it with the bootstrapping compiler any
more. Does the build go through if you just remove binary from


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