Ticky Ticky profiling

Tim Chevalier catamorphism at gmail.com
Tue Jul 31 18:48:43 EDT 2007

On 7/31/07, Cristian Perfumo <cperfumo at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi all!.
> I modified build.mk in order to allow Ticky-Ticky profiling (GhcLibWays=t). Now, when I try to make I get this error:
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> == make way=t all;
> PWD = (the_whole_path)/ghc-6.6.1/rts
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> ../compiler/ghc-inplace -H32m -O -fasm -W -fno-warn-unused-matches -fwarn-unused-imports -optc-O2 -static -I. -#include
> HCIncludes.h -fvia-C -dcmm-lint  -hisuf t_hi -hcsuf t_hc -osuf t_o -ticky -#include posix/Itimer.h  -c PrimOps.cmm -o PrimOps.t_o
> ghc-6.6.1: panic! (the 'impossible' happened)
>   (GHC version 6.6.1 for i386-unknown-linux):
>         ToDo: tickyAllocThunk

Hi, Cristian--
To get ticky to work, you need the HEAD (or a recent nightly build
snapshot). If it's still not working after that, post again.


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