Building on windows

Matthew Pickering matthewtpickering at
Sun Oct 21 17:46:09 UTC 2018

Which guide are you referring to? I don't know of any which say to use stack.
On Sun, Oct 21, 2018 at 6:44 PM Yotam Ohad <yotam2206 at> wrote:
> Hi,
> I've tried to build ghc on windows 10 with msys. I've installed it with stack as said on the guide. In the msys shell, after updating and installing everything I've tried to run `./configure --enable-tarballs-autodownload` and got the following error:
> configure: loading site script /mingw64/etc/
> checking for gfind... no
> checking for find... /usr/bin/find
> checking for sort... /usr/bin/sort
> checking for GHC version date... inferred 8.7.20181017
> checking for GHC Git commit id... inferred 46f2906d1c6e1fb732a90882487479a2ebf19ca1
> checking for ghc... no
> configure: error: GHC is required.
> I have the haskell platform installed (8.4.3), yet it can't find GHC and I'm not sure if I missed something from the guide
> Yotam
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