Unable to compile ghc from darcs

Colin Paul Adams colin at colina.demon.co.uk
Tue Mar 31 07:15:36 EDT 2009

>>>>> "Simon" == Simon Marlow <marlowsd at gmail.com> writes:

    >> src/Haddock/Backends/Html.hs:1532:4: Ambiguous occurrence
    >> `maybeParen' It could refer to either
    >> `Haddock.Backends.Html.maybeParen', defined at
    >> src/Haddock/Backends/Html.hs:1462:0 or `GHC.maybeParen',
    >> imported from GHC at src/Haddock/Backends/Html.hs:42:0-39

    Simon> Are you using a build tree made with lndir?  If you, you probably want
    Simon> to link the _darcs directory from your source tree into
    Simon> your build tree.  This will enable configure to generate a
    Simon> more accurate version number, which will probably fix the
    Simon> compile problem with Haddock.

I don't think so. I am just typing ./configure and make within the
source tree (the parent of the _darcs directory). Is this bad?
Colin Adams
Preston Lancashire

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