[Haskell-cafe] Building Plaftorm 2010 2 on 64bit Linux

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Tue Feb 8 13:36:18 CET 2011

2011/2/8 Dušan Kolář <kolar at fit.vutbr.cz>:
> Hello all,
>  I'm trying to build platform on Linux #1 SMP Tue Sep 21 09:44:04
> CEST 2010 x86_64 x86_64 x86_64 GNU/Linux. I've downloaded binary of
> ghc6.12.3 for the purpose, but ghc doesn't work. ghci does work, gcc does
> work, but for ghc I get:
> ghc -O2 --make test.hs -o test
> [1 of 1] Compiling Main             ( test.hs, test.o )
> ghc: could not execute: /usr/bin/gcc
> Even if I can easily compile gcc testc.c -o testc and run testc.
> Could anyone point me to a solution? Helps found by google pointed me to try
> use option -pgmc gcc, which doesn't work. All other threads with similar
> issue stayed unresoleved. :-(

I'm guessing you actually do have good reasons for going this route,
but I thought I'd ask, just to make sure ;-)

Why are you going this route, of manually compiling HP using a
pre-built binary from haskell.org, instead of using your Linux
distro's pre-built (and well tested) version?


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