6.2.1 for glibc-2.4

Jens Petersen petersen at haskell.org
Wed Apr 19 23:38:00 EDT 2006

Simon Marlow wrote:
> [ replaying on glasgow-haskell-users at haskell.org ]
> Paul A. Steckler wrote:
>> [Apologies for the cross-post from Haskell Cafe, but I got no responses
>> there.]
>> I need a Linux ghc 6.2.1 built with glibc-2.4.  The existing 6.2.1 RPM,
>> built with glibc-2.3, works mostly OK, but with some programs, the
>> generated executables barf and die on startup. 
>> Any suggestions on how to create such a beast?

Does it have to be linked against glibc-2.4?  If so, how about 
bootstrapped (ie rebuilding) off a 6.2.1 binary/rpm?

eg from


(there is also ghc622 under ../../4/).


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