[Haskell-cafe] Unable to hc-build ghc 6.6.1

Re, Joseph (IT) Joseph.Re at MorganStanley.com
Tue Jun 10 15:19:37 EDT 2008

> -----Original Message-----
> > From: Ian Lynagh [mailto:igloo at earth.li]
> > Nothing comes to mind. Were the libraries rebuilt after building 
> > GenApply on the machine on which the hc files were generated?
> Nope. After building the hc tarball with a new copy of ghc 
> 6.6.1 on the host machine, I pulled it along with a new copy 
> of the source tarball from http://www.haskell.org/ghc onto 
> the target machine. Untarred the hc files, changed 
> mk/build.mk and fixed mk/bootstrap.mk, and ran distrib/hc-build.

Just wanted to note that I get the same error with ghc 6.4.2 (after
patching ghc/Makefile's ordering of the SUBDIRS line as noted in
http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/841, adding "-lncurses" to
mk/bootstrap.mk, and removing ghc 6.6.1 to prevent conflicts).

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