Validate of GHC HEAD freezes on FreeBSD

Kazu Yamamoto ( 山本和彦 ) kazu at
Wed Jan 30 03:45:43 CET 2013

Hi Páli,

> On a related note, I have just (about a month ago) switched to GCC 4.6
> for the GHC maintained in the FreeBSD Ports Collection (7.4.2, as part
> of the Haskell Platform), and I did not experience any problem with
> it, I am currently using it on my netbook, together with numerous
> ports I have for it.

Thank you for your reply. 

Just in case, I would summarize what I'm talking about. There are two
issues on FreeBSD:

1) Building GHC stops

       This is the problem which we are discussing in

2) Tests freeze

       I confirmed that GHC 7.4.2, GHC HEAD, GHC 7.6.2RC2 has the same


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