mac platform problem with configure in 7.10.3 release candidate 3

Ben Gamari ben at
Sat Nov 21 16:05:10 UTC 2015

George Colpitts <george.colpitts at> writes:

> The hq rc3 mac binary build is where I am reporting the problem.
> I also reproduced it on a mac just now on the hq rc3 src build which I
> guess is not surprising.
> I believe I encountered this in previous 7.10.3 builds but failed to report
> it.
> Sorry
> On Sat, Nov 21, 2015 at 12:07 AM, Carter Schonwald <
> carter.schonwald at> wrote:
>> Was this my build or the hq build?
>> On Nov 20, 2015 6:55 PM, "George Colpitts" <george.colpitts at>
>> wrote:
>>> On MacOS if your path is such that gcc is the gnu gcc rather than Apple's
>>> gcc then ./configure gives
>>> checking whether we are cross compiling... configure: error: in
>>> `/Users/gcolpitts/downloads/ghc-':
>>> configure: error: cannot run C compiled programs.
>>> If you meant to cross compile, use `--host'.
>>> See `config.log' for more details
It's not clear to me why Apple's "GCC" (actually clang, if I'm not
mistaken) doesn't work here. Could you paste config.log somewhere?


- Ben

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