[Haskell-cafe] Re: a build problem

Galchin, Vasili vigalchin at gmail.com
Wed May 28 03:15:44 EDT 2008

In order to save everybody on Haskell Cafe a lot of time, I "bootstrapped"
my ghc from Ubuntu ghc 6.8.2 using source from http://www.haskell.org.

Regards, Vasili

On Wed, May 28, 2008 at 1:14 AM, Galchin, Vasili <vigalchin at gmail.com>

> Hi Duncan,
>      In response to your below, I am running "runhaskell Setup.hs configure
> -v3 --prefix=$HOME". Is v3 the current highest Cabal highest verbosity
> level? FYI basically I am running ghc that I just built a couple of days ago
> from the ghc source distribution.
> Vasili (I. Galchin) ;^)
> On Tue, 2008-05-27 at 15:33 -0700, Thomas Hartman wrote:
> > I think dist gets populated when you do build.
> Actually we also stash the configuration in ./dist/setup-config so that
> gets created at configure time.
> Galchin's problem is that something goes wrong during the configure and
> so nothing gets created in dist. From the log it looks like ghc or ld
> are failing during one of the early tests we do when configuring ghc.
> To make debugging this kind of thing a bit less mysterious in future
> Cabal now logs in greater detail what happens when it calls external
> programs (when invoked at the highest verbosity level).
> Duncan
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