Changes between Version 38 and Version 39 of Building/Troubleshooting


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Jul 20, 2013 7:44:03 PM (9 months ago)
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rrnewton
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    v38 v39  
    430430There was another GCC on the system however (4.3.3). Using that version did allow GHC to build.  
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     432=== git is too old === 
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     434On RHEL6 systems, I have git 1.7.1 by default.  On such a system, `./sync-all --testsuite get` will fail with this error: 
     435 
     436{{{ 
     437warning: ghc-tarballs already present; omitting                                                                                                                                        
     438== ghc-tarballs: running git config --local core.ignorecase true                                                                                                                      error: unknown option `local' 
     439}}} 
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     441Building a newer version of git fixes the problem. 
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