wiki:Building/Problems

Version 1 (modified by jyrinx, 8 years ago) (diff)

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Common build problems

General builds

GCC 4 issues

It has been observed on Gentoo systems that GCC 4 may fail, complaining about there being no -nopie option. Try using GCC 3.

Building from the Darcs tree

If you see ...

  /usr/bin/ghc -M -optdep-f -optdep.depend  -osuf o -optdep--exclude-module=System.Directory.Internals   -H32m -O -fasm -Rghc-timing -I. -Iinclude -Rghc-timing -O0 -ignore-package Cabal -I../libraries -fglasgow-exts -no-recomp Compat/Directory.hs Compat/RawSystem.hs Compat/Unicode.hs Distribution/Compat/FilePath.hs Distribution/Compat/ReadP.hs Distribution/Compiler.hs Distribution/GetOpt.hs Distribution/InstalledPackageInfo.hs Distribution/License.hs Distribution/Package.hs Distribution/ParseUtils.hs Distribution/Version.hs Language/Haskell/Extension.hs
  Distribution/Compat/FilePath.hs:2: error: Cabal/Distribution/Compat/FilePath.hs: No such file or directory
  <<ghc: 13635708 bytes, 2 GCs, 104796/104796 avg/max bytes residency (1 samples), 24M in use, 0.00 INIT (0.00 elapsed), 0.02 MUT (0.12 elapsed), 0.00 GC (0.01 elapsed) :ghc>>
  make[1]: *** [depend] Error 1
  make: *** [stage1] Error 1

... be sure you have run sh darcs-all get to get all necessary packages.