new build system build fails on Solaris/x86

Ian Lynagh igloo at
Wed Jan 21 12:25:04 EST 2009

Hi Karel,

On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 02:37:54PM +0100, Karel Gardas wrote:
> I attempt to test new build system on solaris/x86 platform and after

Thanks for giving it a try!

> configure: error: editline not found, so this package cannot be built
> See `config.log' for more details.
> gmake[1]: *** [libraries/editline/dist-install/] Error 1
> gmake: *** [all] Error 2
> karel at silence:/tmp/ghc-new-build-system$
> Do you have any idea how to proceed or what exactly to install?

Can you try the attached patch please?

It just stops us from attempting to build editline. The plan is to
switch to haskelline anyway (which doesn't have any C dependencies), so
not being able to build editline isn't a real problem.


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