ANNOUNCE: GHC 6.10.1 beta

Paul Jarc prj at
Wed Sep 24 17:02:28 EDT 2008

Ian Lynagh <igloo at> wrote:
> I'm confused. If the bootstrapping GHC uses a gmp from a non-standard
> directory, then that directory should be listed in the "library-dirs"
> field of the rts package.

Running "strings" on the bootstrap compiler's lib/ghc-6.8.3/libHSrts*
shows some references to the gmp include directory, but none to the
library directory.  I can try rebuilding 6.8.3, keeping the build
directory for inspection afterwards to see what's happening there.


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