DTrace patch for FreeBSD breaks ability to function as a bootstrap compiler under FreeBSD
raichoo at googlemail.com
Fri Apr 13 11:33:07 UTC 2018
Darn, just saw your message, sorry. I'll file a ticket once I can reach
On Sat, Apr 7, 2018 at 7:00 PM, Ben Gamari <ben at well-typed.com> wrote:
> raichoo via ghc-devs <ghc-devs at haskell.org> writes:
> > Hi,
> > Last year I've provided a patch that enables DTrace probes under
> > FreeBSD, sadly as it turns out this currently breaks the ability of
> > GHC 8.4.1 to function as a bootstrap compiler under FreeBSD. I've
> > provided a patch that adds a flag to the build system so one can turn
> > off DTrace in case one needs to build a bootstrap compiler.
> > https://phabricator.haskell.org/D4575
> Thanks for the patch. Do you think you could open a ticket for this to
> make sure we don't lose track of it?
> > This should probably also contain some heads up in the documentation,
> > otherwise someone might end up with a compiler that's not suitable for
> > bootstrapping. Not sure on how this is being handled.
> > I have an idea on how to fix the actual issue but for the time being
> > this might be a suitable workaround. Maybe we can still get this into
> > 8.4.2? I've already notified the FreeBSD ports maintainers regarding
> > this issue.
> Yes, I can push this to 8.4.2.
> Thanks for the heads-up!
> > Sorry for the inconvenience.
> > Kind regards,
> > raichoo
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