6.4.1 Bug? getServiceEntry: does not exist (no such service entry)

Simon Marlow simonmarhaskell at gmail.com
Thu Mar 23 11:22:19 EST 2006

S. Alexander Jacobson wrote:

> I just upgraded to 6.4.1 from 6.4.0 and am now getting this error when I 
> run socket code via ghci, but not when I compile the code using ghc. Any 
> idea what this is or how to fix?
>   getServiceEntry: does not exist (no such service entry)

This was reported a while back, and I still have it on my queue to 


However, I just checked and it doesn't happen with a recent 6.4.2 
snapshot, so I'm going to consider it fixed (probably another weird 
mingw version interaction, or something).

Grab a 6.4.2 snapshot and you should be happy.


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