GHC-6.4.1 on FreeBSD-amd64 port progress

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Tue Oct 25 04:49:03 EDT 2005

On 24 October 2005 19:04, Wilhelm B. Kloke wrote:

> Wilhelm B. Kloke <wb at> schrieb:
>> Simon Marlow <simonmar at> schrieb:
>>> Are you building GHC in a fresh tree now?  I'd recommend doing that.
>> Now I am using a *really* fresh tree. Formerly the compilation of
>> Apply.cmm did not render an instructive error message, just
>> failed for some sort of memory access exception. Now I have:
> I have enabled freebsd in the mangler now. After installing with
> make install stage=1
> the compiler compiles an .o and .hi file, but it does not find the
> libraries to link with for test.hs.

Is it that it does not find the libraries, or does it find the libraries
but still gets a bunch of undefined references?  If the latter, then
there could be an issue with the mangler.  Try an 'nm' on libHSbase.a to
see if the missing symbols are actually defined.


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