ghc-6.8.3 binary dist problem

Benjamin Franksen benjamin.franksen at
Fri Jun 27 09:22:35 EDT 2008

Ian Lynagh wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 26, 2008 at 02:51:05PM +0200, Benjamin Franksen wrote:
>> aragon: .../i386-unknown-linux/ghc-6.8.3 > utils/pwd/pwd forwardslash
>> [1]    28489 floating point exception  utils/pwd/pwd forwardslash
> This happens when your system (libc?) is too old to run the binaries in
> the bindist. If you want to use newer versions of GHC on this system
> then I'm afraid you'll have to compile them yourself.

Thanks. Indeed, we are on debian stable, here. At home I have the latest
kubuntu and there the binary dist works just fine.


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