Unable to build GHC-7.4.1 on OpenIndiana

Sergei Trofimovich slyfox at inbox.ru
Wed Mar 7 18:38:29 CET 2012

On Wed, 7 Mar 2012 17:07:06 +0400
Paul Graphov <graphov at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello GHC-users!
> I'm trying to compile GHC-7.4.1 under OpenIndiana and get the
> following error all the time:
> ghc.mk:85: *** Make has restarted itself 2 times; is there a makefile
> bug?.  Stop.
> I googled a bit and found that this can be a result of touching some
> files during build. But actually no files were touched, I've even
> restarted compilation from scratch to check it.
> Currently I have GHC-7.2.2. that was installed via
> http://pkg.openindiana.org/sfe, GNU Make 3.81

I'd suggest you to try make-3.82. There were changes
in laziness of macro expansion (ghc build system uses
macros quite extensively).


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