Opened 4 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

#9663 closed bug (wontfix)

Windows build process should give better message if you forgot to clone tarballs

Reported by: ezyang Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: Build System Version: 7.9
Keywords: Cc:
Operating System: Windows Architecture: Unknown/Multiple
Type of failure: None/Unknown Test Case:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Related Tickets: #9218 Differential Rev(s):
Wiki Page:


If you forget to clone ghc-tarballs into the directory when building on Windows, configure will report that it can't find a working C compiler. It would be nice if there was a better error message here.

Change History (2)

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by gintas

comment:2 Changed 3 years ago by thomie

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

With #9218 and Phab:D339 the intention is to download the mingw toolchain on the fly.

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