Opened 11 years ago

Closed 11 years ago

Last modified 44 years ago

#98 closed bug (Wont Fix)

interface decl for PrelTup

Reported by: nobody Owned by: nobody
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: Compiler Version: 5.02
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Description

My literate haskell script uses tupels with 38
elements. When using HUGS I get no errors and the
script is running as wanted. 
Compiling with ghc-5.02.2 following error occurs:

Switches_tupel.lhs:1:
Failed to find interface decl for
`PrelTup.(,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,)'
    from module `PrelTup'


bvoss@techfak.uni-bielefeld.de

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 11 years ago by simonpj

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GHC only provides tuples up to size 37. This is indeed a bug, 
and it's been on the list of things to fix for about ten years.  
But it's quite tiresome to do anything about and seldom bites.

I will update the manual; and I'll make the compiler give a 
more graceful error message.
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