Version 7.0.1-rc1 bootstrapping

Simon Marlow marlowsd at
Tue Sep 28 16:10:05 EDT 2010

On 28/09/10 11:08, Ian Lynagh wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 26, 2010 at 02:52:30PM -0700, David Fox wrote:
>> In order to bootstrap with the compiler we are using, I had to rename the
>> function at line 13 of compiler/utils/Exception.hs from mask_ to mask.
> Hmm, curious. mask_ has mask's type, which seems wrong, but building the
> stable branch with RC1 works fine. Simon, do you know what's going on?

It's wrong, but we got away with it because mask_ is never referenced in 
the stage 1 compiler - the only use is in Linker.lhs which is not 
compiled in stage 1.  I'll clean it up.


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