Bad interface file error with GHC RC2
kr.angelov at gmail.com
Thu Oct 5 06:01:13 EDT 2006
I am using something like this:
c:\ghc\ghc-6.5.20061001\bin\runghc Setup.lhs ....
for building. So an old binary shouldn't matter. With -v option I saw that:
is passed. Is it possible to have .tar.gz bundle compiled with an old
Cabal? I suppose that runghc is always using ghc from its own
directory instead of those in the path.
On 10/5/06, Simon Marlow <simonmarhaskell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Krasimir Angelov wrote:
> > Building with -package-name comlib-0.1 helps. I saw that Cabal from
> > HEAD is passing the full package id to GHC but the version compiled in
> > ghc-6.5.20061001 is passing just the package name. Maybe the change
> > wasn't merged in GHC-6.6 branch or the bundle wasn't build from the
> > actual sources.
> I just looked in the Cabal sources from the 6.6 branch:
> let ghcArgs =
> ++ ["-package-name", showPackageId (package pkg_descr) ]
> So it certainly passes the entire package ID (including the version) to GHC. So
> I'm confused! Could you perhaps have an old Setup binary left in your build tree?
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