Problem parsing hi-boot files with ghc6.3
simonpj at microsoft.com
Tue Feb 24 16:45:09 EST 2004
OK, I've extended the hi-boot file parsing to allow you to specify the
constructors if you want -- but take care to get them right!
| -----Original Message-----
| From: cvs-all-bounces at haskell.org [mailto:cvs-all-bounces at haskell.org]
On Behalf Of Simon Marlow
| Sent: 20 February 2004 10:45
| To: George Russell; cvs-ghc at haskell.org
| Subject: RE: Problem parsing hi-boot files with ghc6.3
| > ghc on Linux compiled from sources for the HEAD version
| > downloaded on 16th February
| > from the read-only repository seems to be unable to parse the
| > attached hi-boot file.
| > Specifically I get the message
| > DisplayTypes.hs:53:0:
| > Failed to load interface for `DisplayView':
| > Bad interface file: ./DisplayView.hi-boot
| > ./DisplayView.hi-boot:12:19: parse error on input `='
| It seems that GHC only accepts abstract data declarations in .hi-boot
| files now. Simon: is this change intentional, or is it just an
| in the parser?
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