GHC 6.8.1 on Mac OS 10.5 Leopard (Intel) - Configure fails

Carsten Keßler carsten.kessler at
Tue Dec 11 08:30:34 EST 2007

I'm now using the binaries from


Configure still runs without problems, but now I get a new error during 
make install:

/Users/Carsten/Desktop/ghc-6.8.1/utils/ghc-pkg/ghc-pkg.bin --global-conf 
/Library/GHC/lib/ghc-6.8.1/package.conf update - --force
dyld: Library not loaded: /opt/local/lib/libgmp.3.dylib
   Referenced from: 
   Reason: image not found
/bin/sh: line 1:  5312 Done                    cc -E -undef -traditional 
-P -DINSTALLING -DIMPORT_DIR='"/Library/GHC/lib/ghc-6.8.1/imports"' 
-I../includes -x c -DGMP_INCLUDE_DIRS='' -DGMP_LIB_DIRS='' -I -Iinclude 
-DPACKAGE=rts -DVERSION= -DPKG_LIBDIR='"/Library/GHC/lib/ghc-6.8.1"' 
       5313                       | grep -v '^#pragma GCC'
       5314                       | sed -e 's/""//g' -e 's/:[   ]*,/: /g'
       5315 Trace/BPT trap          | 
/Users/Carsten/Desktop/ghc-6.8.1/utils/ghc-pkg/ghc-pkg.bin --global-conf 
/Library/GHC/lib/ghc-6.8.1/package.conf update - --force
make[1]: *** [install] Error 133
make: *** [install] Error 2

Is setting up GHC always that complicated?


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