make install fails on master on macOS Sierra

Erik de Castro Lopo mle+hs at
Fri Apr 28 09:58:46 UTC 2017

Mitsutoshi Aoe wrote:

> Hi Erik,
> Thanks for the info. Is there a way to tell what version of Cabal was used
> to build GHC?

I actually don't think that's relevant.

> I've tried the latest cabal-install from Hackage and from master on GitHub
> with no luck.

Either of those should be fine.

> Also the Cabal git submodule in the GHC checkout is pointed to 41f416bc2,
> which seems to be Cabal-

That is correct (and also not relevant).

Since you are using the correct version of cabal, my guess at the problem
being with the version of cabal is almost certainly wrong.

At this point I would suggest doing a "make clean", then running the
bootstrap script and configure again before rebuilding.

Erik de Castro Lopo

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