Failed to build latest stable GHC on FreeBSD with Hadrian

Viktor Dukhovni ietf-dane at
Fri Aug 27 17:42:16 UTC 2021

On Fri, Aug 27, 2021 at 07:15:26PM +0200, Alexis Praga wrote:

> As a complete beginner in regards to GHC, I tried to build GHC 9.2 as it
> looked like the latest stable from git.I failed to build 9.0.1 before that.
> After checking out the ghc-9.2 branch, I ran (following the wiki):
> > ./boot
> > set LOCALBASE=/usr/local
> > ./configure --with-gmp-includes=$LOCALBASE/include --with-gmp-libraries=$LOCALBASE/lib --disable-large-address-space
> > hadrian/build -j

The attached script works for me on FreeBSD 12.2.  Perhaps it'll
work for you as well (you many to tweek some of the configured

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