References to the Rts in unregisterised first build of ghc 6.4
ajuin at stack.nl
Sun Jun 26 13:27:40 EDT 2005
I wanted to run ghc on netbsd-alpha, so I thought I'd build an
unregisterised ghc following the instructions in chapter 10 of the build
I was able to generate a set of .hc files on a linux-i386 host, but (as was
expected) the rtc failed to build.
However, attempting to compile these .hc files on alpha yields lots of
unresolvable references to stg_ap_0_ret (and other similarly named
functions), which, a quick search revealed, are exported by the rtc.
Is this a configuration error on my Alpha (say, I don't need files like
libraries/base/Control/Arrow.hc for a first unregistered build) or rather an
error on the Linux host that generated the .hc files?
I've noticed that mk/config.mk seems to contain several variables that seem
to relate to unregisterised builds (such as BootingFromUnregisteredHc) that
are neither specified in the hc-build script or the manual. Tuning these on
the target machine has no effect.
I'd be grateful for any helpful hints.
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