Fwd: PSA: building HEAD with Nix/NixOS

member MP2E mp2e at archlinux.us
Thu Mar 5 03:40:30 UTC 2015

Looks great, thank you! One question however, in one of the lines you have
this command:
'nix-build '<nixpkgs>' -A haskell-ng.compiler.ghcHEAD --run-env -I
Is nix-build supposed to be nix-shell? Usage afterwards seems to indicate
that it is, but I'm not 100% sure.

On Tue, Mar 3, 2015 at 3:32 AM, Nikita Karetnikov <nikita at karetnikov.org>

> I've just added instructions showing how easy it is to build GHC HEAD
> and its dependencies with Nix/NixOS:
> https://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/Building/Preparation/Linux#NixNixOS
> I hope someone finds them useful.
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