Changes between Version 9 and Version 10 of Building/Solaris


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Timestamp:
Jan 23, 2009 1:46:24 PM (5 years ago)
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maeder
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    3535GCC version 4.1.x and 4.0.x seem to be fine. 4.1.2 is recommended. 
    3636 
    37 GCC version 3.4.x is reported to mis-compile the runtime system leading to a runtime error `schedule: re-entered unsafely`. 
     37GCC version 3.4.x is reported (#951) to mis-compile the runtime system leading to a runtime error `schedule: re-entered unsafely`. 
    3838But such a gcc version is sufficient for most user programs in case you just installed a ghc binary distribution.  
    3939 
    4040GHC has not yet been updated to understand the assembly output of GCC version 4.3.x. 
    4141 
    42 GCC version 4.2.x works but takes hours and hours to build the large `.hc` files that GHC generates. It is reported that particular modules can take upwards of 5 hours and the overall build takes a couple days. 
     42GCC version 4.2.x works but takes hours and hours to build the large `.hc` files that GHC generates. It is reported (#1293, #2906) that particular modules can take upwards of 5 hours and the overall build takes a couple days. 
    4343 
    4444== Using GCC from a non-standard location ==