[commit: ghc] ghc-7.8: change deriveConstants to use nm in a POSIX way (fixes #8781) (e7563ec)

Karel Gardas karel.gardas at centrum.cz
Mon Mar 24 13:25:19 UTC 2014

On 03/24/14 11:06 AM, Simon Marlow wrote:
> On 24/03/2014 06:49, kyra wrote:
>> On 3/23/2014 20:51, Jost Berthold wrote:
>>> Hello,
>>> With the patch to deriveConstants, a build on an older Windows (32bit
>>> Vista, MinGW32 installation, which used to work) now fails with error
>>> Can't find "STD_HDR_SIZE"
>> Same here: Windows 64-bit, MSYS2, nm being called is from binutils 2.24.
> I also ran into this when I tried to do a Windows build today, so I've
> reverted the patch in my local tree.
> Karel: will you look into this?

I already provided a fix for testing on this mailing list. Jost 
(original reporter) promised to do that during the night on his home 
machine. If it's working, I'll prepare complete git patch immediately 
and attach to the #8781 for Austin.

Perhaps you can test it too?


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