Problem building GHC

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Mon Jul 18 06:03:06 EDT 2005

On 16 July 2005 08:42, Dinko Tenev wrote:

> BTW, I tried to compile the file with the installed ghc, and I am kind
> of puzzled by the error message I get:
> ghc -O -fasm -W -fno-warn-unused-matches -fwarn-unused-imports
> -ignore-package haskell-src   -package base -fgenerics -hisuf p_hi
> -hcsuf p_hc -osuf p_o -prof   -c Language/Haskell/Syntax.hs -o
> Language/Haskell/Syntax.p_o  -ohi Language/Haskell/Syntax.p_hi
> ghc-6.2.2: -ohi can only be used when compiling a single source file
> Usage: For basic information, try the `--help' option.
> How am I trying to compile anything other than a single source file
> here??? 

You might be picking up the wrong version of ghc here.  My guess is that
the -ignore-package option is being interpreted as a -i flag by an older
version of GHC.


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