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<p class="MsoNormal"><b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;">From:</span></b><span lang="EN-US" style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;"> Niklas Larsson [mailto:metaniklas@gmail.com]
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<b>Sent:</b> 28 August 2013 18:08<br>
<b>To:</b> Simon Peyton-Jones<br>
<b>Cc:</b> Kyle Van Berendonck; ghc-devs@haskell.org<br>
<b>Subject:</b> Re: make -jN loops on Windows<o:p></o:p></span></p>
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I have a hint of what could be wrong.<o:p></o:p></p>
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I looked through my configuration and saw that I used integer-simple. When I changed it to integer-gmp it blew up with -j4 (it didn't hang though, it errored out in the linking phase). The build went fine after I reran without -j.<o:p></o:p></p>
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2013/8/28 Simon Peyton-Jones &lt;<a href="mailto:simonpj@microsoft.com" target="_blank">simonpj@microsoft.com</a>&gt;<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#1F497D">I tried make &#8211;j2, which locked up. &nbsp;&#8220;sh validate&#8221; used &#8211;j but I&#8217;m not sure with what N.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#1F497D">It&#8217;s tantalising if it worked for you!&nbsp; And it worked fine on my old Win7 laptop.&nbsp; Where did you
 get your mingw/msys installation from?&nbsp; I got mine from <a href="http://www.mingw.org/" target="_blank">
http://www.mingw.org/</a>, using the download installer &#8220;Mingw-get-setup.exe&#8221;.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto"><span style="font-size:11.0pt;font-family:&quot;Calibri&quot;,&quot;sans-serif&quot;;color:#1F497D">I have also just unravelled another bizarre failure, which I&#8217;ll describe in a separate email.&nbsp; Sadly
 resolving the latter does not fix the make &#8211;j2 problem.</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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 ghc-devs [mailto:<a href="mailto:ghc-devs-bounces@haskell.org" target="_blank">ghc-devs-bounces@haskell.org</a>]
<b>On Behalf Of </b>Niklas Larsson<br>
<b>Sent:</b> 27 August 2013 23:56<br>
<b>To:</b> Kyle Van Berendonck<br>
<b>Cc:</b> <a href="mailto:ghc-devs@haskell.org" target="_blank">ghc-devs@haskell.org</a><br>
<b>Subject:</b> Re: make -jN loops on Windows</span><o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;margin-bottom:6.0pt">Are you using make -j with or without number of jobs? I tried with make -j4 on my Windows 8 machine and it worked well.<o:p></o:p></p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="mso-margin-top-alt:auto;margin-bottom:6.0pt">I think this is a MinGW bug. If we're talking about the same bug (lockup, no console output, task manager shows cpu but it doesn't produce files, etc) I get it when building other projects
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