building on Mac

Ian Lynagh ian at
Mon Mar 11 11:11:23 CET 2013

Hi Kazu,

On Mon, Mar 11, 2013 at 01:45:22PM +0900, Kazu Yamamoto wrote:
> These days I can "validate" GHC head on Mac. But to my surprise, I
> cannot build GHC head on Mac. I verified this with both 32bit and
> 64bit bootstrapping GHC on Mac. Any ideas?
> ghc-stage1: could not execute: /usr/bin/gcc
> make[1]: *** [libraries/template-haskell/dist-install/build/Language/Haskell/TH/Syntax.p_o] Error 1

Does this always happen when compiling this file?

Does /usr/bin/gcc exist?

What does
    inplace/bin/ghc-stage1 --info | grep gcc


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