More windows woe

Ben Gamari ben at
Sat Dec 10 05:07:56 UTC 2016

Ben Gamari <ben at> writes:

> Simon Peyton Jones via ghc-devs <ghc-devs at> writes:
>> I see that anything involving ghci fails:
>> /c/code/HEAD/inplace/bin/ghc-stage2 --interactive
>> GHCi, version 8.1.20161209:  :? for help
>> ghc-stage2.exe: unable to load package `base-'
>> ghc-stage2.exe: C:\code\HEAD\inplace\mingw\x86_64-w64-mingw32\lib\libmingwex.a: unknown symbol `_lock_file'
> Yes, Tamar and I were working on tracking this down over the last few
> days. The patch (which I will merge after a running validation finishes)
> is D2817.
For the record I was able to validate this locally and merged it.
Unfortunately it seems that Harbormaster still chokes, so your milage
may vary. I'll have a look tomorrow.

The saga continues...


- Ben

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