Cannot install 8.0.1 from bindist

Peter voldermort at
Wed May 25 11:55:00 UTC 2016

Trying to install ghc-8.0.1-x86_64-centos67-linux.tar.xz with:

  ./configure --prefix={prefix}
  make install-strip

gives me an error. The tail of the log is:

Registering ghc-8.0.1...
for f in '{prefix}/lib/ghc-8.0.1/package.conf.d'/*; do create () { touch
"$1" && chmod 644 "$1" ; } && create "$f"; done
/usr/bin/install -c -m 755 -d "{prefix}/bin"
for i in utils/hp2ps/dist/build/tmp/hp2ps; do \
		/usr/bin/install -c -m 755 -s  $i "{prefix}/bin" ;  \
/usr/bin/install -c -m 755 -d "{prefix}/lib/ghc-8.0.1/bin"
for i in inplace/lib/bin/ghc-split; do \
		/usr/bin/install -c -m 755  $i "{prefix}/lib/ghc-8.0.1/bin"; \
/usr/bin/install -c -m 755 -d "{prefix}/share/doc/ghc-8.0.1"
/usr/bin/install -c -m 755 -d "{prefix}/share/doc/ghc-8.0.1/html"
/usr/bin/install -c -m 644  docs/index.html
/usr/bin/install -c -m 755 -d "{prefix}/share/doc/ghc-8.0.1/html/libraries"
for i in libraries/dist-haddock/*; do \
		/usr/bin/install -c -m 644  $i
"{prefix}/share/doc/ghc-8.0.1/html/libraries/"; \
/usr/bin/install -c -m 644  libraries/prologue.txt
/usr/bin/install -c -m 755  libraries/gen_contents_index
mkdir: cannot create directory `doc/aries/ghc-prim-': No such file or

Is there any way of knowing what the call to mkdir is relative to, and why
it's trying to create the directory there?

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