Problem building GHC

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Fri Jul 15 05:27:37 EDT 2005

On 14 July 2005 22:02, Dinko Tenev wrote:

> It turns out, ar couldn't quite handle building the symbol table for
> the archive.  I tried ar qS, then ranlib the archive, but ranlib turns
> out to be exactly the same kind of brittle crap...
> I am currently looking for more robust binutils - I'll appreciate any
> siggestions.

I tried this experiment too, with the same results.

As a workaround you can disable object splitting.  Add the line
"SplitObjs=NO" to mk/ before building.


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