Build failure of 7.8RC1 on OSX Mountain Lion

Richard Eisenberg eir at
Tue Feb 18 17:35:21 UTC 2014

Sounds like #8744 (

The fix for this has already been merged into the 7.8 branch, but of course, it won't appear in any 7.8RC1 distribution. If you update to the tip of the 7.8 branch, you should hopefully be OK.


On Feb 18, 2014, at 11:08 AM, Edsko de Vries <edskodevries at> wrote:

> Possibly I did something wrong (certainly when I tried to build something very close to RC1 at Austin's request it worked fine), but now I am getting
> In file included from rts/sm/Evac.c:21:0: 
> rts/sm/GCTDecl.h:71:0:
>      error: thread-local storage not supported for this target
> (Host compiler: ghc 7.6.3, no mk/, standard ./configure --prefix=.., make)
> Any ideas?
> -Edsko
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