Windows HEAD issues

Ian Lynagh igloo at
Fri Sep 12 20:07:58 EDT 2008

Hi Neil,

On Tue, Sep 09, 2008 at 04:16:47PM +0100, Mitchell, Neil wrote:
> Another small issue, pwd.exe is placed in the bin directory. Given that
> pwd is a common and well understood command, GHC shouldn't be hijacking
> it with a completely different program.

Fixed; thanks for the report.

> Further playing with the haddock installed by GHC shows it to have
> hardcoded the mingw gcc patch on the build machine into the binary,
> which causes it to fail when installed on a machine without mingw.

If you want to put it on a different machine then you'll have to do it
as part of a GHC bindist (make binary-dist). If that's not working then
can you please give more details, showing what's going wrong?


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