Building GHC on Windows

Sigbjorn Finne sof at
Sat Feb 21 17:50:54 EST 2009

Simon Marlow wrote:
> Felix Martini wrote:
> .....
>> All this is likely trivial to fix but at the same time these little
>> roadblocks may also explain why few developers on Windows contribute
>> code to GHC and Haskell.
> I haven't tried sync-all on Windows - can anyone help out here?
It works fine, but be mindful of how 'git' handles crlf translations on 
Having run into this a couple of times, it certainly looks the likely 
cause. Felix
may want to try cloning as follows:

  foo$ git config --global core.autocrlf false
  foo$ git clone


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