[Haskell-cafe] Horray, a ghc bug!

Toby Hutton toby at grusly.com
Sat Oct 19 22:27:33 UTC 2013

On Fri, Oct 18, 2013 at 02:35:02PM -0400, Yitzchak Gale wrote:
> Andreas Abel wrote:
> > ...I am now compiling a ghc 7.6 (will take a while).
> > Unfortunately,  7.4.1 is the last compiler with an easy binary install on
> > Ubuntu 12.04 LTS...
> Hmm? We are using the binary tarball for 7.6.3 on
> Ubuntu 12.04 LTS extensively. The only trouble we ever
> encountered was that when installing GHC on a VM
> with a very minimal install of 12.04 64-bit, we had to
> temporarily install the 32-bit versions of a few basic
> Ubuntu system packages to get the GHC installer to
> work. After that we returned the machine to single-arch
> 64-bit and everything is fine.
> What problems have you encountered?

I think he's saying 'apt-get install ghc' will install 7.4.1.

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