ghc fails with HOME not set, fixing right now

Christian Maeder Christian.Maeder at
Fri Mar 25 10:28:18 CET 2011

ghc should not fail if HOME is not set. It certainly cannot look up 
local packages then, but ghc should work without those, too.

ghc is a compiler like gcc. Does gcc need HOME?

Cheers Christian

Am 25.03.2011 08:26, schrieb Joachim Breitner:
> Hi,
> new FTBFS coming up: ghc fails if HOME is not set, which is apparently
> the case on some buildds. I’m now setting HOME to a dummy variable in
> debian/rules and building it right now in a pbuilder (with HOME not
> set...).
> We’ll need to see if this affects the libraries as well. If that is the
> case, it can be easily fixed in haskell-devscripts.
> Greetings,
> Joachim

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