ghc-6.2 compilation problems

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Mon Dec 22 10:25:16 EST 2003

> I'm getting problems building ghc 6.2. It fails building the
> documentation (which I didn't really want anyway). I'm using 
> the gentoo ebuild script.
> I've got haddock 0.6 installed. (That was my first error!)
> I'm hoping someone might know what is going wrong here. I'll 
> report back
> to the gentoo ghc package maintainer.
> The build output is like so:
> Fail: does not exist
> Action: openFileEx
> Reason: No such file or directory
> File: base/base.haddock

Hmmm.  It's possible the gentoo ebuild is trying to 'make install-docs'
without building the docs in the first place.


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