Unable to compile ghc from darcs

Colin Paul Adams colin at colina.demon.co.uk
Tue Mar 31 11:38:35 EDT 2009

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

    Simon> Colin Paul Adams wrote:
    >>>>>>> "Simon" == Simon Marlow <marlowsd at gmail.com> writes:
    >> >> 6.11.20090319 (formerly bootstrapped from 6.10.1).
    Simon> Ah, there's your problem.  In general you can't bootstrap
    Simon> GHC using a development snapshot, we only support building
    Simon> using fixed released versions.
    >> So I re-installed ghc 6.10.1.
    >> Same problem.
    >> N.B. haddock --version now reports 2.3.0

    Simon> I have to ask - you did do a complete 'make distclean'
    Simon> etc. before rebuilding?

I did.

    Simon> If so, could you send me a complete log of the build.

My xterm window doesn't have a big enough buffer. Should I run the
complete procedure (starting with make distclean) all over again,
diverting output and error to a file?
Colin Adams
Preston Lancashire

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