Changes between Version 17 and Version 18 of Building/Troubleshooting


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Jun 8, 2009 8:07:39 AM (5 years ago)
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    5353See [http://www.haskell.org/pipermail/glasgow-haskell-bugs/2009-April/018643.html Sigbjorn's email].  We wish we knew why! 
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    55 We've worked around this in GHC 6.10.4 (and later) so that the problem shouldn't arise if you use that to build GHC with.  But if you have an earlier GHC on your machine you can still work around it as follows.  This command will fix up the base package to move the offending libraries from `extra-libraries` to `extra-ghci-libraries`: 
     55We've worked around this in GHC 6.10.4 (and later) so that the problem shouldn't arise if you use that to build GHC with.  But if you have an earlier GHC on your machine you can still work around it as follows.  These two commands will fix up the base and Win32 packages respectively to remove the offending libraries from `extra-libraries` and add a suitable `extra-ghci-libraries`: 
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    5757{{{ 
    5858ghc-pkg describe 'base-4*' | sed 's/msvcrt//;s/kernel32//;s/^extra-ghci-libraries:/extra-ghci-libraries: wsock32 user32 shell32 kernel32 msvcrt/' | ghc-pkg update - 
     59ghc-pkg describe Win32 | sed 's/kernel32//' | ghc-pkg update - 
    5960}}} 
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