nhc98 (was: Proposal: Add System.FilePath to base)

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Thu Nov 23 12:35:25 EST 2006

On Thu, 2006-11-23 at 17:03 +0000, Malcolm Wallace wrote:
> Duncan Coutts <duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk> wrote:
> > Unfortunately it is very difficult for most developers to test with
> > NHC98 because it does not work with any recent version of Linux
> > (specifically since Linux kernel version 2.6 some years ago) due to
> > the 'high mem' bug.
> I build nhc98 every night on Linux, Sparc, and MacOS X.  It works
> here...
> > I admit that I've not tried building NHC98 for a while but I've not
> > heard that the bug has been fixed.
> The high-mem bug was fixed in March this year.  So yes, nhc98 is long
> overdue for a refreshed release that includes this patch, along with
> more current versions of the library packages.  I'll try to get to it
> before Christmas.

That's great news. I look forward to re-adding a nhc98 gentoo package
(it got removed some time ago due to this bug).


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