Building with recent binutils require --no-pie

Erik de Castro Lopo mle+hs at
Fri Nov 4 08:45:30 UTC 2016

Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:

> Unfortunately, that is not sufficient. With the three patchs you listed
> and the configure options above, the resulting GHC still fails to build
> the 'magic' due to something going wrong with hsc2hs:

Just to be clear, this is patching the 8.0.1 release.

It seems that the final piece of the puzzle is the cabal release
which is due RealSoonNow!

Erik de Castro Lopo

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