[Haskell-cafe] Re: OpenAL bindings / compiling ghc 6.5

Simon Marlow simonmar at gmail.com
Thu Dec 29 05:01:02 EST 2005

Michael Benfield wrote:
> I see here:
> http://www.haskell.org/HOpenGL/newAPI/
> OpenAL bindings listed as part of the Hierachical Libraries. And when I 
> download the source to a development snapshot of GHC, there they are. Is 
> there a way to install this on GHC 6.4?
> Alternatively... I can't get GHC 6.5 to compile. I do ./configure && 
> make and it gets to this step:
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> ==fptools== make all -r;
>  in /Users/mike/source/ghc-6.5.20051221/ghc/compiler
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
> and sits forever (well, I only let it sit a day and a half, 
> actually...). And the only relevant process that seems to be running is 
> gmake (no ghc or gcc or anything). I've tried a few different versions 
> of 6.5, including HEAD and STABLE branch. I'm on Mac OS 10.3.9. Thanks.

This may be due to using an older version of GNU make.   Try upgrading 
your make and see if that helps.


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