ghc-5.04.3-1.src.rpm -i

Manuel M T Chakravarty
Thu, 15 May 2003 15:08:44 +1000 (EST)

"Simon Marlow" <> wrote,

> > There's a hidden gotcha in the rpm spec file (the file which gives 
> > instructions for building) - it only does a stage1 build, 
> > whereas ghci 
> > needs a stage2 build.  This is OK as long as it's understood by rpm 
> > builders that they need to build binary rpms using a previous install 
> > of 5.04.3.  We could probably trick up the spec file to be clever and 
> > trigger a stage2 build if it's necessary.
> For version 6.0, let's have the spec file do a stage2 build by default.
> It's much easier these days, you only need one source tree and just
> saying "make" at the top-level will cause a stage2 build to happen.

Yes, good point.