Building GHC / Happy

Simon Marlow
Wed, 26 Jun 2002 14:42:20 +0100

> It appears that building GHC requires Happy.  It appears that=20
> building Happy requires GHC.  How does one bootstrap this thing ?

Building GHC shouldn't really require Happy, but there's a bug in the =
5.02 source distribution which means that the configure script complains =
if you don't have Happy installed.  Hacking the configure script to =
remove the check will get you going.

(as Simon said you still need GHC, though).