more issues

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at
Fri Nov 14 14:19:00 EST 2008

On 2008 Nov 14, at 13:09, James Swaine wrote:
> /home/jswaine/ghc/ghc-6.10.1/ghc/ghc -Wall -DCABAL_VERSION=1,6,0,1 - 
> odir /home/jswaine/ghc/ghc-6.10.1/libraries/bootstrapping -hidir / 
> home/jswaine/ghc/ghc-6.10.1/libraries/bootstrapping -i/home/jswaine/ 
> ghc/ghc-6.10.1/libraries/Cabal -i/home/jswaine/ghc/ghc-6.10.1/ 
> libraries/filepath -i/home/jswaine/ghc/ghc-6.10.1/libraries/hpc -- 
> make cabal-bin -o cabal-bin
> ghc: missing -B<dir> option
>  which still looks to me like it's somewhat related to linking (the  
> assumption was that -B is used for this sort of thing - linking

The -B option to ghc tells it where the GHC base directory is.  (The  
ghc in the public bin directory is a shell script which runs the real  
ghc passing -B to point to its base directory.)  If you see that  
error, something is *very* wrong with your build tree.

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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