ANNOUNCE: GHC 6.12.1 Release Candidate 2

Ian Lynagh igloo at
Sun Nov 22 17:26:02 EST 2009

On Sun, Nov 22, 2009 at 01:35:00PM -0800, Alex Dunlap wrote:
> I installed this and tried to build the network package. Here's what happened:
> ---- SNIP ----
> $ ~/usr/bin/ghc --make Setup.hs 
> Linking Setup ...
> $ ./Setup configure
> Warning: defaultUserHooks in Setup script is deprecated.
> Configuring network-
> Setup: fd:5: hGetContents: invalid argument (Invalid or incomplete multibyte or wide character)
> *** glibc detected *** ./Setup: double free or corruption (!prev): 0x09d33050 ***

Which ghc is in your path? It sounds like Cabal is finding your old GHC
and trying to read its package database, but failing due to

Does that sound right?


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