Bug in GHC for MacOSX 10.2?

Glynn Clements glynn.clements@virgin.net
Mon, 16 Sep 2002 00:43:02 +0100

Ashley Yakeley wrote:

> >That buglet has already been fixed in 5.04.1, for a quick fix you can simply
> >nuke the 'const' from the declarations of GHCziTopHandler_runIO_closure
> >and GHCziTopHandler_runNonIO_closure in RtsAPI.h
> Thanks, that seems to have fixed that problem. But now I'm getting this:
>   ghc -package lang -package data Test.o libHBase.a -o Test
>   ld: can't locate file for: -lreadline
> It turns out data depends on util, which has this:
>   extra_libraries = ["HSutil_cbits", "readline", "curses"],
> Does Apple provide a readline, or do I need to get one from somewhere? I 
> think my old installation had a libreadline, but I don't remember where 
> it came from...

Readline is a GNU package, available from ftp.gnu.org.

However, note that it is GPL (not LGPL), so it's only legally usable
in GPL'd programs.

Glynn Clements <glynn.clements@virgin.net>