Buildng ghc-devel from macports

Gregory Wright gwright at
Fri Apr 13 14:22:11 EDT 2007

Hi Ian,

On Apr 13, 2007, at 11:56 AM, Ian Lynagh wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 13, 2007 at 10:27:54AM -0400, Gregory Wright wrote:
>> I can do this, but the previous procedure worked until a couple of  
>> weeks
>> ago.  Has something changed?
> Yes; autoreconf and configure no longer recurse into the libraries (as
> cabal was running configure too, so it was being run twice
> unnecessarily).

The ghc-devel port in macports now uses the "boot" script instead
of autoreconf.  This fixes the reported problem.  It seems as if
someone has some work in progress that breaks the build, but
that's the risk when building from HEAD.

Best Wishes,

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