ghc 8.6.x release clearly fails validate or even make test, some help please!

Ben Gamari ben at
Tue Nov 20 19:40:40 UTC 2018

On November 20, 2018 1:23:29 PM EST, Carter Schonwald <carter.schonwald at> wrote:
>Happy to:
>What’s the best way to look at the Diffs / expected actual for 50 or so
>tests? So I can better triage these things as important or not going
>forward?  For all I know it could be as simple as our passing diff
>stuff is
>white space significant.  But I need some guidance on what files I
>be looking at
>I can’t find any docs on how to poke at / read those on the wiki.  Alp
>suggested just running a single test at a time, but that’s no ideal
>it’s so many ...
>I ran that ghc build with clang from llvm 7 on high Sierra and no
>I did cd testsuite ; make test THREADS=7
You can add TEST="T1234 T5678" to the "make test" command line. This is documented here [1]. Does this help? 


- Ben 


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