Changes between Version 15 and Version 16 of Building/Solaris


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Feb 4, 2010 1:16:04 AM (5 years ago)
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benl
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    44= Building on Solaris =
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    6 These instructions have only been checked for GHC 6.12.1 on Solaris 10 on SPARC. It should mostly apply to later versions of GHC, Solaris 8 and later and perhaps Solaris on x86.
     6These instructions have only been checked for GHC 6.12.1 on Solaris 10 on SPARC. They should also apply to later versions of GHC, Solaris 8 and later, and perhaps Solaris on x86.
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    88GHC versions 6.10.1 and earlier don't have a working SPARC native code generator, and have many small build issues with Solaris. Use GHC 6.12.1 or later.
     
    6161== Split objects ==
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    63 With the right toolchain this can work. It was tested on Solaris 10 with ghc-6.8.3, gcc-4.1.2 and the system (not GNU) binutils (ie as, ld etc from /usr/ccs/bin).
     63Split object didn't work in GHC 6.10.x, not sure about GHC 6.12.1.
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    65 If you run into problems however turn it off by adding this to your `mk/build.mk`:
     65It worked on Solaris 10 with ghc-6.8.3, gcc-4.1.2 and the system (not GNU) binutils (ie as, ld etc from /usr/ccs/bin).
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     67If you run into linker problems then you can try turning it off by adding the following to your `mk/build.mk`:
    6668{{{
    6769SplitObjs=NO