Breakage on master

Ben Gamari ben at
Tue Aug 18 19:04:06 UTC 2020

Ben Gamari <ben at> writes:

> Simon Peyton Jones <simonpj at> writes:
>> |  meantime the issue can be worked around by reverting
>> |  accbc242e555822a2060091af7188ce6e9b0144e.
>> Alas, not so.
>> git revert accbc242e555822a2060091af7188ce6e9b0144e
>> warning: Failed to merge submodule utils/haddock (commits don't follow merge-base)
>> error: could not revert accbc242e5... DynFlags: disentangle Outputable
>> hint: after resolving the conflicts, mark the corrected paths
>> hint: with 'git add <paths>' or 'git rm <paths>'
>> hint: and commit the result with 'git commit'
> Sigh, yes, this is what I was afraid of. Strangely, Hadrian's validate
> flavour doesn't appear to be affected by the issue that you reported.
> Are you using the make build system by any chance?
Strangely, `./validate --legacy --slow` also appears to work fine for me
on 55fd1dc55990623dcf3b2e6143e766242315d757.

Simon, can you describe how you were previously building GHC?


- Ben
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