Another compilation problem

Simon Marlow simonmarhaskell at
Mon Sep 17 08:05:49 EDT 2007

David Schonberger wrote:
> Another newbie question. To recap, running 6.6.1 on Vista. Fixed the 
> other problem--lexical error, apparently a BOM added by Notepad--by 
> getting Xemacs. Now when I type 'ghc -o hello hello.hs' at the prompt I 
> get /gcc: installation problem, cannot exec 'as': no such file ro 
> directory/. Any idea what's going on here or how to fix? Thanks.

This is a bug in version 6.6.1, fixed in 6.8.1 (out shortly).  See:


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