making 6.9.. with 6.8.3

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at
Tue Sep 16 19:49:00 EDT 2008

On 2008 Sep 16, at 11:01, Serge D. Mechveliani wrote:
> reports that  Happy is needed.
> But earlier, I compiled  ghc-6.8.3  with itself,
> and it did not required Happy.
> Generally, as I recall, I got used to making GHC from source without
> installing Happy.
> Please, what (and why) has changed about this?

Development snapshots don't include generated files, as a general rule.

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at
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electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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