[Haskell-cafe] GHC 6.12 on OS X 10.5

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Mon Dec 21 17:44:55 EST 2009

On Dec 21, 2009, at 17:39 , Aaron Tomb wrote:
> The problem seems to be that some versions of iconv define  
> iconv_open and some related functions as macros (that then call  
> libiconv_open, etc.), and some versions of iconv have exported  
> functions for everything. In particular, the iconv bundled with OS X  
> (1.11) defines iconv_open, but the iconv installed with MacPorts  
> (1.13) does not. The binary package for GHC 6.12.1 seems to have  
> been compiled on a system without MacPorts, and therefore references  
> iconv_open (etc.) from the Apple-distributed version of the library.

Perhaps the best fix for this is to submit an updated GHC port to  

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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