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

Kolar Dusan kolar at fit.vutbr.cz
Tue Feb 8 15:02:58 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?

There's no such a "package" I could easily install :-(
It is CentOS based installation and I'm not the adiministrator so that I 
could not do even other things I would like to do.


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