References to the Rts in unregisterised first build of ghc 6.4

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Mon Jun 27 08:00:01 EDT 2005

On 26 June 2005 18:28, Michiel Buddingh' wrote:

> 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 manual.
> I was able to generate a set of .hc files on a linux-i386 host, but
> (as was expected) the rtc failed to build.

Where exactly did the RTS build fail?  Can you post the error message?
We do need the .hc files generated from the RTS .cmm source files.

> 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.

Yes, it looks like you're missing bits of the RTS.


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