Can't compile GHC 6.8.2

Uwe Hollerbach uhollerbach at
Sun Dec 21 11:27:05 EST 2008

On 12/19/08, Simon Marlow <marlowsd at> wrote:
>>     lupus:~/ghc-6.8.3% ghc-6.8.3 -v
>>     dyld: relocation error (external relocation for symbol
>> _pthread_mutex_unlock
>>     in ghc-6.8.3 relocation entry 0 displacement too large)Trace/BPT trap
>> Failure! ... or is it?
> I'd guess that the size of the binary has caused some kind of overflow of a
> short relocation field.  Any experts in MacOS linking around?
> You might want to try the testsuite with stage1 and see whether the failure
> shows up anywhere else.
> Cheers,
> 	Simon

Thanks, I will try that and see what I can find out.


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