RC2 build failures on Debian: sparc

Erik de Castro Lopo mle+hs at mega-nerd.com
Wed Mar 5 22:47:15 UTC 2014

Joachim Breitner wrote:

> sparc fails differently than in RC1, and very plainly with a
> segmentation fault in dll-split (which happens to be the first program
> to be run that is compiled with stage1):
> https://buildd.debian.org/status/fetch.php?pkg=ghc&arch=sparc&ver=7.8.20140228-1&stamp=1393975264
> Any ideas? Anyone feeling responsible?
> It would be shame to loose a lot of architectures in 7.8 compared to
> 7.6, but I’m not a porter and don’t know much about these part of the
> compiler, so I have to rely on your support in fixing these problems,
> preferably before 7.8.1.

I've seen this on powerpc64 as well, but I first ran into this well
before 7.8.1. See:


Erik de Castro Lopo

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