[Haskell-cafe] [ANNOUNCE] GHC 9.4.1-rc1 is now available
matthewtpickering at gmail.com
Wed Aug 3 09:17:19 UTC 2022
Hi Henning, I can't reproduce this error you are seeing. How are you
installing the compiler? GHC should use the in-tree libffi which is
the correct version.
On Thu, Jul 28, 2022 at 5:27 PM Henning Thielemann
<lemming at henning-thielemann.de> wrote:
> On Fri, 22 Jul 2022, Ben Gamari wrote:
> > The GHC developers are happy to announce the availability of the first
> > (and likely last) release candidate of GHC 9.4.1. Binary distributions, source
> > distributions, and documentation are available at [downloads.haskell.org].
> I try
> on Debian 11.
> $ /usr/local/ghc-9.4.0/bin/ghc --version
> /usr/local/ghc-9.4.0/lib/ghc-18.104.22.16820721/bin/ghc-22.214.171.12420721: error
> while loading shared libraries: libffi.so.8: cannot open shared object
> file: No such file or directory
> Debian 11 seems to support only libffi7:
> $ dpkg --list "*libffi*"
> ii libffi-dev:amd64 3.3-6 amd64 Foreign Function Interface library (development files)
> un libffi4-dev <keine> <keine> (keine Beschreibung vorhanden)
> ii libffi7:amd64 3.3-6 amd64 Foreign Function Interface library runtime
> ii libffi7:i386 3.3-6 i386 Foreign Function Interface library runtime
> I think this dependency is new and was not present in the Alpha releases.
> Also many directories have no read and cd permissions for 'other' users.
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