[Haskell-cafe] Error building GHC 6.8.3: "version of ../../compiler/stage1/ghc-inplace could not be determined"

Devin Mullins me at twifkak.com
Sun Oct 19 20:28:02 EDT 2008

On Sun, Oct 19, 2008 at 05:13:55PM +0100, Ian Lynagh wrote:
> You could unpack the Debian package of 6.8.2:
> http://packages.debian.org/lenny/powerpc/ghc6/download

Thanks! Indeed, I was able to use this to build 6.8.3.

> Also, when building yourself, an unregisterised build is more likely to
> work correctly on PPC/Linux:
> http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/Building/Unregisterised

Yeah, I tried that, too, but ran into an error (and had neither the
time, the energy, nor the knowledge to investigate). Don't matter now.

> glasgow-haskell-users is a better list for this sort of question.

Yeah, I discovered that after I sent.


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