porting using unregisterised build: x86->amd64 solaris

Ian Lynagh igloo at earth.li
Tue Oct 5 11:25:46 EDT 2010

On Sat, Oct 02, 2010 at 08:25:53PM +0200, Karel Gardas wrote:
> step which fails with:
> gmake -r --no-print-directory -f ghc.mk phase=0 just-makefiles
> "" configure --with-ghc="/export/home/karel/vcs/ghc-target/"
> --with-ghc-pkg="/export/home/karel/vcs/ghc-target/"
> --with-gcc="/usr/bin/gcc" --configure-option=--with-cc="/usr/bin/gcc"
> --ghc-option=-DOMIT_NATIVE_CODEGEN --ghc-option=-DNO_REGS --flags=stage2
> --ghc-option=-DSTAGE=2 --disable-library-for-ghci
> --with-hscolour="/usr/local/bin/HsColour" --configure-option=CFLAGS="-g
>   " --configure-option=LDFLAGS="  " -- stage2 compiler
> /bin/sh: line 1: : cannot execute [Is a directory]
> gmake[1]: *** [compiler/stage2/package-data.mk] Error 126
> gmake: *** [all_ghc_stage2] Error 2

It's trying to create/update compiler/stage2/package-data.mk with
ghc-cabal (but you don't have ghc-cabal, so it's running ""), but it
should be using the file that already exists.

Does the file exist?

If so, "make -dr all_ghc_stage2" should show why make thinks it's out of
date, which should point to the problem.

> Also I'm not sure I've detected correctly mentioned "unimportant build
> failures in the RTS" as I've got one which looks like:
> rts/Linker.c: In function `do_Elf_Rel_relocations':

Failures in compiling C files are fine. It's the Haskell/cmm files we
need to compile, so that we get .hc files that can be built on the


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