Building ghc stages - solved

Marc Weber marco-oweber at
Sat Apr 22 00:36:12 EDT 2006

On Thu, Apr 20, 2006 at 10:35:20PM +0100, Simon Peyton-Jones wrote:
> Currently
> 	-fglasgow-exts
> implies
> 	-fth
> That is, you get Template Haskell if you specify -fglasgow-exts.  The
> trouble is that if you don't know about TH, then the error messages can
> be deeply strange, as Marc found.

Thanks for this information. I didn't knew that. I've already read about
thl but hadn't enough time to try it.
The main problem was that I did compile ghc myself thus thinking I've
messed something up.. ;)


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