porting ghc-6.4 to x86_64

Andrei A. Voropaev av at simcon-mt.com
Tue Mar 22 04:06:13 EST 2005

On Mon, Mar 21, 2005 at 02:20:25PM -0000, Simon Marlow wrote:
> >> Did you copy across ghc/includes/DerivedConstants.h and
> >> ghc/includes/GHCConstants.h from the target to the host?  I think
> >> that should fix the above error (the docs do say you have to do
> >> this, so perhaps it's something else).
> > 
> > Sure enough I did. As I said, I carefully followed the instructions. I
> > repeated the whole process 3 times to make sure I didn't forget
> > something :)
> So could you check the values of SIZEOF_VOID_P (in ghcautoconf.h) and
> SIZEOF_mp_limb_t (in DerivedConstants.h)?  They should both be 8 in the
> versions of these files copied from the target.

Aha. The values are different. Carefull watching of the
DerivedConstants.h showed that it was overwritten when I did 'cd H/ghc
&& make boot'. And yes, I did touch of all the copied files. 

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