Unable to build 7.10.1 RC1 on Jessie

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Sun Jan 25 14:48:21 UTC 2015

On Sun, Jan 25, 2015 at 9:43 AM, harry <voldermort at hotmail.com> wrote:

> According to https://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/9720
> , g++ isn't even
> used for building. and "passing in gcc for CXX seems to work fine." Wonder
> if that's changed.

It may be that some minimal amount of C++ support was added just to make it
easier to link C++-generated objects into a Haskell program, but autoconf
took that (perhaps with reason) as meaning do the full C++ testing bit so
now you *must* have it around at configure time.

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