stg_upd_frame_info still broken
Simon Peyton Jones
simonpj at microsoft.com
Tue Oct 27 14:55:46 UTC 2015
I'm sure it's the runtime linker. Static linking is fine. The symbol is defined in Updates.cmm, and is there in Updates.o, and in ghc-stage2.exe
| -----Original Message-----
| From: Ben Gamari [mailto:ben at well-typed.com]
| Sent: 27 October 2015 14:47
| To: Simon Peyton Jones; ghc-devs at haskell.org
| Subject: Re: stg_upd_frame_info still broken
| Simon Peyton Jones <simonpj at microsoft.com> writes:
| > Friends
| > I still cannot build GHC on Windows. On Ben's advice I dumped my
| > current msys setup and re-installed msys64 as described here
| > https://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/Building/Preparation/Windows
| I'm sorry to hear that updating msys2 didn't do the trick. I'm still trying
| to reproduce this in the background. My previous builds were of the ghc-7.10
| branch so it's possible this regression was introduced into `master`.
| > I cloned an entirely new GHC repository.
| > Then 'sh validate'.
| > Same result as before: any attempt to run GHCi fails with an unresolved
| > bash$ c:/code/HEAD-1/inplace/bin/ghc-stage2 --interactive
| > GHCi, version 7.11.20151026: http://www.haskell.org/ghc/ :? for help
| > ghc-stage2.exe: unable to load package `ghc-prim-0.4.0.0'
| > ghc-stage2.exe: C:\code\HEAD-1\libraries\ghc-prim\dist-
| install\build\HSghc-prim-0.4.0.0.o: unknown symbol `_stg_upd_frame_info'
| > How could I actually find what the problem is? Trying random things
| > and hoping the problem goes away clearly is not working.
| I would first try to find the object file which is supposed to provide this
| symbol and figure out whether the problem is one of the RTL (which is what I
| would put my money on) or some part of the build toolchain.
| - Ben
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