Can't build on Windows

Thomas Miedema thomasmiedema at
Tue Jul 14 23:07:22 UTC 2015

 I’ve just cloned GHC, on Windows and typed “sh validate”.  But it dies as
> below.  And indeed the directory ghc-tarballs doesn’t exist.  Should it?
> How do I get it?

git clone git://

As described on the wiki:

There is an unfinished patch to make that step unnecessary:
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