[Haskell-cafe] ghc-6.7.20070330 on Mac OS X

Pepe Iborra mnislaih at gmail.com
Sun Apr 1 11:50:00 EDT 2007

(redirecting to glasgow-haskell-users)

It is well known that the readline lib that comes with OS X is no  
good, and you need to use a replacement. A nice post from the  
blogosphere explaining all this:


If that doesn't help, please post the errors that you get when  
building the readline package.


On 01/04/2007, at 16:33, Ruben Zilibowitz wrote:

> I am trying to build this version of GHC on Mac OS X. I'm currently  
> using GHC 6.6. The build is failing with the following error:
> ghci/InteractiveUI.hs:69:7:
>     Could not find module `System.Console.Readline':
>       Use -v to see a list of the files searched for.
> <<ghc: 310591992 bytes, 51 GCs, 4238510/9457140 avg/max bytes  
> residency (4 samples), 26M in use, 0.02 INIT (0.00 elapsed), 2.11  
> MUT (15.73 elapsed), 0.31 GC (0.36 elapsed) :ghc>>
> make[2]: *** [depend] Error 1
> make[1]: *** [stage2] Error 2
> make: *** [bootstrap2] Error 2
> So it seems I need to install the Readline library. But building  
> the Readline library is also giving me errors on my system.
> Just wondering if someone else has managed to build ghc-6.7.x on  
> Mac OS X? If so, what did you need to do?
> Cheers,
> Ruben
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