Missing library in Mac OS X instructions?

Alejandro Serrano Mena trupill at gmail.com
Wed Aug 21 09:19:09 UTC 2019

Thanks for the reply!
In my case, it was a clean installation of Mac OS X, with only Xcode
command line tools and after executing the corresponding 'brew' command
from the wiki.

El lun., 19 ago. 2019 11:09, Shayne Fletcher <shayne.fletcher at daml.com>

> Hi Alejandro,
> On Mon, Aug 19, 2019 at 2:11 AM Alejandro Serrano Mena <trupill at gmail.com>
> wrote:
>> Hi,
>> I tried to get GHC working from the repo in Mac OS X following the
>> instructions in
>> https://gitlab.haskell.org/ghc/ghc/wikis/building/preparation/mac-osx.
>> At first I got the "error __GNU_MP_VERSION not defined" problem, for
>> which the guide recommends to prepend "CC=clang"  to "./configure" , which
>> I did. But even then, I also had to install "gmp" using "brew install gmp".
>> 1. Is it right that I need to install gmp using brew or did I miss some
>> previous step?
>> 2. If (1) is affirmative, how can I help update the docs for building in
>> Mac OS X?
> I've encountered this problem. In my case it turned out that I had a rogue
> `cc` executable in my path. See
> https://gitlab.haskell.org/ghc/ghc/issues/16904 for details.
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