[Haskell-cafe] GHC exceeding command line length limit with split-objs - and a possible fix

Hans Aberg haberg-1 at telia.com
Wed Jan 11 15:07:45 CET 2012

On 11 Jan 2012, at 13:38, John Lato wrote:

> I used https://github.com/kennethreitz/osx-gcc-installer/downloads to
> get a real gcc on Lion.  Biggish download, but it worked.  I've also
> seen reports of success by self-compiling gcc, or by installing XCode
> 4 on top of an existing XCode 3 installation.

GCC 4.6.2 builds on OS X 10.7 with Xcode 4.2. Build GMP 5.0.2 with clang, and then GCC with /usr/bin/gcc -> llvm-gcc-4.2. I think I saw someone guild GCC 4.7, but this is highest stable.


>> From: Eugene Kirpichov <ekirpichov at gmail.com>
>> Oh well... looks like building ghc won't be easy, as it doesn't build with
>> llvm-gcc and it's not easy to get a "real" gcc on Lion. But I don't stop
>> trying :)

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