GHC 8.0.1-rc3 and required version of elfutils [Was: GHC 8.0.1-rc3 source tarball availability]

Andrés Sicard-Ramírez asr at
Mon Apr 11 03:45:48 UTC 2016

On 10 April 2016 at 20:55, Ben Gamari <ben at> wrote:
> I've pushed a new tarball based on
> 9c48d8a02dd80bba3bd313bc52add841530e28dc. I have pushed essentially
> everything into this candidate that I expect will go into 8.0.1. It
> validates but it isn't nearly as well tested as the previous tree. I'll
> try doing some further builds tomorrow and let you all know if anything
> goes awry.

>From running `./configure` on

it seems that the required version of elfutils is 0.158, however this
version of elfutils is not checked when running `./configure` on

That is, instead of get an error on configuration time because my
version of elfutils is too old, I get an error on compilation time.


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