new build system build fails on Solaris/x86

Karel Gardas karel.gardas at
Wed Jan 21 11:14:44 EST 2009

Christian Maeder wrote:
> Karel Gardas wrote:
>> Hello,
>> I need to double check: I'm talking here about new build system. I've
>> invoked simple `gmake'. Also your builds is fine since editline seems to
>> find readline header file which seems to satisfy it while this is not in
>> my case.
> Although my configure finds readline header files, this is not enough
> for editline. Both configure calls fail, but in my case the failure is
> correctly handled by the build system via touching editline/unbuildable


>> How have you configure to allow it to find readline?
> It is just a wrong readline.h for libreadline (lying around) and I only
> called ./configure

I did just as usuall:

bash ./boot
./configure --prefix=/tmp/ghc-new-build-system-bin

For boot I'm using autoconf-2.62/automake-1.10.1 and GHC 6.8.3


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