Windows build failure

Mitchell, Neil neil.mitchell.2 at
Wed Sep 10 03:08:25 EDT 2008

Hi Ian,

> I initially got a failure about cc1 not being found when executing 
> 6.8.3's gcc, which I worked around by adding c:/ghc/ghc-6.8.3/gcc-lib 
> at the end of the path (i.e. last priority)

| I'm not sure why some people see this and others don't. Anyway, John
Dias has also seen it, and he and Duncan
| are working on a patch for it (basically, Cabal needs to pass a "-B
<path>" flag to gcc, to tell it where its bits are).

My best guess is that it's a mingw issue, something that chanced in
recent release. It seems to effect more than just GHC.



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