runghc and GhcWithInterpreter

Edward Z. Yang ezyang at
Mon Apr 6 17:17:24 UTC 2015

No, it's not supposed to work, since runghc interprets GHC code.
runghc itself is just a little shell script which calls GHC proper
with the -f flag, so I suppose the build system was just not set
up to not create this link in that case.


Excerpts from Jeremy's message of 2015-04-06 07:34:34 -0700:
> I've built GHC with GhcWithInterpreter = NO. runghc is built and installed,
> but errors out with "not built for interactive use".
> Is runghc supposed to work with such a build? If not, why is it built at
> all?

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