Rebuilding GHC on Mac OSX PPC

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Fri Jul 28 06:11:52 EDT 2006

On 28 July 2006 10:54, Joel Reymont wrote:

> On Jul 28, 2006, at 8:47 AM, Simon Marlow wrote:
>> Ah, I see the problem.  We added allocateExec() after the 6.4.2,
>> but the version in the source tree is still 6.4.2, so GHC thinks it
>> is safe to assume the two versions are the same, when in fact the
>> 6.4.2 you are bootstrapping with doesn't have allocateExec().  I've
>> bumped the version in the source tree to 6.4.3, this should fix the
>> build for you.
> So what do I do now? Just cvs update in fptools? Blow everything away
> and check out from scratch? What branch do I use?

cvs update in ghc/, then 'make clean' and you should be all set.


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