Make spins with THREADS>1 on Win 7
Tue Oct 1 18:05:03 UTC 2013
http://sourceforge.net/projects/msys2/ is *much* better than stock msys.
I've successfully built ghc HEAD quite recently (a month ago or so) using
On Tue, Oct 1, 2013 at 7:24 PM, Simon Peyton-Jones <simonpj at microsoft.com>wrote:
> Yes; it appears that in the current MSYS release, 'make -jn' goes into an
> infinite loop. This is very depressing. I do not know a fix.
> If you google around and find a fix, do tell us. Currently I have to use
> THREADS=1 all the time
> | -----Original Message-----
> | From: ghc-devs [mailto:ghc-devs-bounces at haskell.org] On Behalf Of Edsko
> | de Vries
> | Sent: 01 October 2013 16:21
> | To: ghc-devs at haskell.org
> | Subject: Make spins with THREADS>1 on Win 7
> | Hi all,
> | Trying to get a build going on Win 7. On both the 32-bit and the
> | 64-bit version running 'sh validate' stalls at
> | "inplace/bin/mkdirhier" utils/touchy/dist/build/tmp//.
> | At this point nothing happens, other than that I seem to have 100% CPU
> | usage; 'ps' only shows two make processes, but no further
> | subprocesses. Not sure what's going on here. Running 'sh validate
> | --no-clean' after killing both make processes at this point stalls at
> | the same point; running it with THREADS=1 seems to resolve the issue.
> | Anybody any idea what might be going on?
> | Edsko
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