[Haskell-cafe] pre-built ghc 6.4.1 crashes building FPS

Bayley, Alistair Alistair_Bayley at ldn.invesco.com
Tue Oct 18 07:04:02 EDT 2005

> From: dons at cse.unsw.edu.au [mailto:dons at cse.unsw.edu.au] 
> joelr1:
> > Folks,
> > 
> > I downloaded and installed the pre-built ghc 6.4.1 on 
> Windows XP and  
> > Win2k. I tried building FastPackedStrings but ghc crashes 
> soon after  
> > starting. Any tips?
> > 
> > I'm gonna try with a hand-built ghc but somehow doubt it will help.
> Oh, now that's interesting. Do you have a log of where it crashes? It
> could be some Cabal code, or perhaps something strange in FPS that's
> tricking GHC.
> Which version of the FPS code is this? Just the one in the darcs repo?

(from the libraries list)

-----Original Message-----
From: Simon Peyton-Jones [mailto:simonpj at microsoft.com] 
Subject: RE: Cabal doesn't echo commands with -v on Windows

Windows GHC 6.4.1 is definitely seg-faulting when it runs Cabal.  (Cabal
outputs less trace stuff than it should, but that's a separate and less
urgent matter.)

We're investigating.


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