marlowsd at gmail.com
Tue Jun 9 04:50:31 EDT 2009
On 08/06/2009 10:16, Christian Maeder wrote:
> When building ghc-6.10.3 I've noticed again:
> 1. ghc-pkg check:
> There are problems in package rts-1.0:
> include-dirs: PAPI_INCLUDE_DIR doesn't exist or isn't a directory
Ian, could you merge this patch please?
Thu Apr 2 11:55:40 BST 2009 Simon Marlow <marlowsd at gmail.com>
* PACKAGE_CPP_OPTS += -DPAPI_INCLUDE_DIR=""
> after "make binary-dist" I'm left with an unnecessary .tar file and a
> link (ghc-6.10.3 -> .). The mere *.tar.bz2 file would do (and is big
I fixed that in the new build system, not sure whether it's worth fixing
in the branch at this stage.
> Cheers Christian
> Ian Lynagh wrote:
>> Hi all,
>> Unfortunately, since the release of 6.10.3, still more problems have
>> come to light in the 6.10 branch. We are therefore planning to do a
>> 6.10.4 release.
>> For 6.10.4, we will only consider fixes for serious bugs that cannot be
>> easily worked around. So far, we plan to look into:
>> * One of the patches in 6.10.2 introduced a problem where
>> mkWeakForeignEnv# could segfault
>> (already fixed)
>> * readMutVar# is inlined/duplicated
>> (already fixed, patch waiting to be merged)
>> * "Permission denied" errors on Windows:
>> * Some ghci tests fail with hLookAhead errors. We would like to at least
>> understand exactly what is going on here.
>> If you find any other bugs that you think we should look into for
>> 6.10.4, please let us know.
>> We don't have any plans for when to do the release yet, but we would
>> like to be confident that we have waited long enough for any other bugs
>> to surface, and to have time for 6.10.4 to be well-tested.
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