[Pkg-haskell-maintainers] How to bootstrap happy?

Samuel Thibault sthibault at debian.org
Wed Feb 8 00:45:31 UTC 2012

Joachim Breitner, le Tue 07 Feb 2012 21:46:24 +0100, a écrit :
> Am Dienstag, den 07.02.2012, 20:08 +0100 schrieb Samuel Thibault:
> > Joachim Breitner, le Tue 07 Feb 2012 19:31:16 +0100, a écrit :
> > > If you can give me access to the machine you want to bootstrap on I can
> > > give it a try myself.
> > 
> > You can login to exodar.debian.net with your DD account and use the sid
> > chroot, it has all the build-deps installed.
> done.


> So you managed to build the newest ghc on hurd.


> Was that a problem? Or did it work without any modification?

I worked without any modification.  My guess is that the various fixes
in libc (signals, thread correctness, etc.) eventually fixed it.

> If you want to ensure that GHC keeps working on hurd, you should
> consider providing a GHC builder to upstream:
> http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/Builder

Indeed. We first need to get e.g. darcs compiled, but I'll have a look
then :)


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