marlowsd at gmail.com
Mon Jul 2 17:54:41 CEST 2012
On 27/06/2012 13:24, Nathan Hüsken wrote:
> I hope this is the correct list to ask this question.
> I am trying to compile the ghcjs compiler. I am on ubuntu 12.04 and have
> ghc-7.4.1 installed (via apt-get).
> I am following the instruction I found here: https://github.com/ghcjs/ghcjs
> The first trouble comes with "git pull ghcjs". I get:
> remote: Counting objects: 42, done.
> remote: Compressing objects: 100% (9/9), done.
> remote: Total 26 (delta 22), reused 21 (delta 17)
> Unpacking objects: 100% (26/26), done.
> From github.com:ghcjs/packages-Cabal
> * [new branch] encoding -> ghcjs/encoding
> * [new branch] ghc-7.2 -> ghcjs/ghc-7.2
> * [new branch] ghc-7.4 -> ghcjs/ghc-7.4
> * [new branch] master -> ghcjs/master
> You asked to pull from the remote 'ghcjs', but did not specify
> a branch. Because this is not the default configured remote
> for your current branch, you must specify a branch on the command line.
> So I am doing:
> git pull ghcjs ghc-7.4
> Then "git branch ghc-7.4 ghcjs/ghc-7.4" gives me:
> fatal: A branch named 'ghc-7.4' already exists.
> And finaly "perl boot" fails with:
> Error: libraries/extensible-exceptions/LICENSE doesn't exist.
> Maybe you haven't done './sync-all get'? at boot line 74,<PACKAGES>
> line 57.
> What can I do?
I suggest contacting the author of ghcjs, I don't know which branch(es)
of ghcjs are supposed to work and/or whether there are any
ghcjs-specific build requirements.
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