*BSD support in 6.8.3
marlowsd at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 04:37:33 EDT 2008
Gregory Wright wrote:
>> On May 29, 2008, at 11:19 AM, Simon Marlow wrote:
>>> Ok, I've now modified the patch and attached a new version to the
>>> *BSD folks please test.
>> I built the 20080529 snapshot with this patch and my light testing of
>> showed no problems (FreeBSD 7.0/x86_64).
>> I will built it again tonight in a darcs checkout and run the test
>> suite. I should
>> be able to send back any tweaks to the patch in the next two days.
> I've built ghc 6.8.x from the darcs repository (checked out on 30 May)
> with the
> 2013.patch on FreeBSD 7.0/x86_64. As far as ghci is concerned, it seems
> to work and passes almost all of the tests. However, there are many
> failures in the testsuite, almost all apparently coming from failures to
> find mkstemp, mknod
> and S_IFDIR in header files. Either some conditional includes are
> broken in ghc or FreeBSD 7.0 moved some things. I'll have a look tomorrow.
Great, thanks for the feedback Greg. I'll push this patch.
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