Opened 10 years ago

Closed 10 years ago

#1284 closed bug (fixed)

GHC 6.6 does not compile on Slackware 11.0 linux

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Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: Build System Version: 6.6
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Operating System: Linux Architecture: x86
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GHC 6.6 does not compile on Slackware 11.0 linux.

; pwd


; uname -a

Linux styx #2 SMP Thu Mar 15 11:37:13 GMT 2007 i686 i686 i386 GNU/Linu

; gcc -v

Reading specs from /usr/lib/gcc/i486-slackware-linux/3.4.6/specs Configured with: ../gcc-3.4.6/configure --prefix=/usr --enable-shared --enable- hreads=posix --enable-cxa_atexit --disable-checking --with-gnu-ld --verbose - target=i486-slackware-linux --host=i486-slackware-linux Thread model: posix gcc version 3.4.6

; gmake -v

GNU Make 3.81

Copyright (C) 2006 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

This is free software; see the source for copying conditions. There is NO warranty; not even for MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

This program built for i486-slackware-linux-gnu

; ./configure --enable-hc-boot --enable-objectio

[...] all is fine.

; gmake


gmake all -r;

in /home/yann/src/ghc-6.6/rts

gmake[1]: * No rule to make target Apply.o', needed by libHSrts.a'. Stop.

gmake: * [stage1] Error 1

I am happy to test any patches and give more information. My email is yann at kierun d0t org.


Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by simonmar

  • Priority changed from highest to normal

It sounds like you're trying to bootstrap GHC from .hc files. Have you gone through the steps in the porting section of the building guide Building/Porting? Do you have .hc files for your platform?

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by igloo

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed

I think this was fixed by:

Fri Jan 19 13:50:14 GMT 2007  Ian Lynagh <>
  * Fixes for bootstrapping from HC files

i.e. 6.6.1 should work.


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