runghc fails on Windows with GHC HEAD

Austin Seipp austin at
Tue Dec 8 23:22:31 UTC 2015

Definitely a bug, the in-place runghc should properly use the in-place
compiler. Not sure when it regressed though, but it wouldn't be
surprising if this has been happening for a while.

On Tue, Dec 8, 2015 at 5:19 PM, Ryan Scott < at> wrote:
> Actually, this might not be Windows-related at all. It turns out that runghc
> was failing because there wasn't a ghc.exe located in inplace/bin (just
> ghc-stage1.exe and ghc-stage2.exe). Adding a ghc.exe symlink to
> ghc-stage2.exe made runghc.exe work correctly.
> Is this a bug, or the intended behavior?
> Ryan S.
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