Unable to compile ghc from darcs
marlowsd at gmail.com
Tue Mar 31 09:33:14 EDT 2009
Colin Paul Adams wrote:
>>>>>> "Simon" == Simon Marlow <marlowsd at gmail.com> writes:
> Simon> Are you using a build tree made with lndir? If you, you
> Simon> probably want to link the _darcs directory from your source
> Simon> tree into your build tree. This will enable configure to
> Simon> generate a more accurate version number, which will
> Simon> probably fix the 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?
> Simon> No, that should be fine. The Haddock build error indicates
> Simon> that either your Haddock sources are out of date with
> Simon> respect to your GHC sources, or Haddock thinks your GHC is
> Simon> a different version than it really is.
> Simon> What GHC are you using to bootstrap with, BTW?
> 6.11.20090319 (formerly bootstrapped from 6.10.1).
Ah, there's your problem. In general you can't bootstrap GHC using a
development snapshot, we only support building using fixed released versions.
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