7.2.1-rc1 fails to build on kfreebsd-*, mips*, s390 and sparc

Ian Lynagh igloo at earth.li
Sun Aug 7 14:58:32 CEST 2011

On Sun, Aug 07, 2011 at 01:34:41PM +0200, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> The causes seem to be different. On kfreebsd, we get:
> ghc-stage1: panic! (the 'impossible' happened)
>   (GHC version for i386-unknown-kfreebsdgnu):
> 	Don't know if OSUnknown is elf
> This might be something that is easy to fix in
> compiler/utils/Platform.hs, but you will know better if one should add a
> new OS value, or reuse OSFreeBSD.

I think using OSFreeBSD is probably best. We can always add another one
later. I'll add a case for it to Platforms.

> On the other architectures there are complaints about static
> declarations following non-static declaration that I do not understand.
> I hope you do :-)

This should already be fixed:


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