compiling GHC with a custom path to GCC
rturk at science.uva.nl
Thu Feb 17 07:17:58 EST 2005
On Thu, Feb 17, 2005 at 05:05:18AM -0700, Seth Kurtzberg wrote:
> Remi Turk wrote:
> >I'm afraid finding a workaround for compilers dying on
> >compiler-generated code isn't going to be much fun...
> >Anyway, I just replaced a
> > ifneq "$(INSTALL_LIBS)" ""
> > ifneq "$(strip $(INSTALL_LIBS))" ""
> >(see my glasgow-haskell-bugs message of today, this usage is
> >recommended in make's "info" for strip.)
> >Now I could install ghc, remove the build-tree and get enough
> >free space to start compiling again.
> >This time I'll log everything and come back when I'm sure what
> >exactly is going on. (As I "remember" that 1) --with-gcc doesn't
> >do what it should and 2) the gcc-2.95-crash on linux seems to be
> I'm not positive about 2.95, but I know that on 3.x it crashes in
> different places, and even compiling different source files. With each
> 3.x release, they fix some of them, but others pop up to take their
> place. Clearly the gcc people don't know what's going on.
Sounds like it just was about time to get a C-- backend ;o)
[off-topic] Btw, how bad is it to get "Bad eta expand" warnings
during compilation of GHC?
Nobody can be exactly like me. Even I have trouble doing it.
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