new ghc under solaris

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Thu Feb 24 11:29:49 EST 2005

On 24 February 2005 11:35, Christian Maeder wrote:

> I've made progress with ghc HEAD under solaris 8. In fact I could
> successfully install a ghc-6.5 compiler that was able to compile a
> couple of files (including "Hello World")
> But on one file (by chance HughesPJ.hs with an unqualified module
> name) 
> I got a "Bus Error" (see below) I'll try now if "gmake bootstrap3"
> fails, too.
> During "gmake" also the _FILE_OFFSET_BITS warning was not entirely
> gone: 
> In file included from ../includes/ghcconfig.h:4,
>                   from ../includes/Stg.h:42,
>                   from ../includes/Rts.h:19,
>                   from RetainerSet.c:14:
> ../includes/ghcautoconf.h:364: warning: `_FILE_OFFSET_BITS' redefined
> /usr/include/sys/feature_tests.h:96: warning: this is the location of
> the previous definition.
> (There were numerous other warnings, too many to post here.)

I don't think the _FILE_OFFSET_BITS warnings have anything to do with
the bus error, but if you send me the whole log I'll look into
eliminating them.

What version of gcc are you using?


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