was 6.10.3 prerelease

Yusaku Hashimoto nonowarn at gmail.com
Sat Jun 20 08:31:32 EDT 2009

It is problem about the library for dealing OS process. This bug is  
fixed, and fixed version of process is in the repository. You can  
check out latest library from http://darcs.haskell.org/packages/ 
process and replace the library in the build directory (libraries/ 

If you are bothered to this, you can just comment-in a line 90 (maybe  
near of here...) in libraries/process/cbits/runProcess.c to  
disableItimers() in the child process.


On 2009/06/20, at 21:09, Iain Barnett wrote:

> In reference to http://www.nabble.com/6.10.3-prerelease- 
> td23346957.html
> I also run Mac OSX 10.4.11 (there are some left)  and I experience  
> the same problem but with the full release of 6.10.3 from source.  
> I've read the discussion and the trac ticket at http:// 
> hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/3243, but I have no idea how to  
> actually get and apply the patch.
> Sorry if I'm being incredibly thick, (or even just a bit thick) but  
> I have barely used C or darcs (though I do have darcs installed).  
> Any advice on how to fix this is much appreciated - originally I  
> just wanted to upgrade Cabal but when it didn't work I tried to  
> upgrade GHC, and now I seem to be digging a big hole!
> Iain
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