ghc install redhat 7.3

David Roundy
Wed, 27 Aug 2003 09:04:27 -0400

On Wed, Aug 27, 2003 at 07:41:45AM -0500, Mark Espinoza wrote:
> Hello,
>   I have been trying to install ghc on my redhat 7.3 system. I have
> about a 1.2 ghz processor. I got ghc-5.04.2 installed from an rpm. The
> ./configure for ghc-6.0.1 seemed to work fine. When I ran make it went
> for about an hour and a half, at which time it seemed to have been
> hung up for 15 or 20 minutes. I had to do other things so I stopped it
> and gave up for the day. Is it worth starting it before I go to bed,
> and see if it works by morning?

I'd say yes, let it run overnight.  ghc takes ages to build.  In all
fairness, so does gcc.  I think it took two or three hours for me.  It also
uses lots of memory, so you may be swapping like crazy.
David Roundy