building, rebuilding, problems, ALUT,..
simonmarhaskell at gmail.com
Thu Apr 19 09:19:46 EDT 2007
Claus Reinke wrote:
>> incedentally, we now have various Windows nightly builds, including
>> the test suite, so Windows-specific breakagaes should be much less
> right. that is at least the second time you reminded me of that. the
> reasons i
> keep forgetting are that the old sof builds still send their daily
> failure email,
> whereas the buildbot only sends test summaries. could the buildbot send
> a daily build summary email (one email for the latest build on all
> platforms would do, just the header of the buildbot status table), with
> a link to the buildbot pages, please?
Yes, this is on the todo list for the buildbot summary tool I believe.
> also, the ghc developer wiki only indirectly refers to buildbot - a
> direct link
> from that main page to http://darcs.haskell.org/buildbot/ might help?
>> Right, I quite agree, the default build/host should be mingw on
>> Windows. I remember looking into this at some point and concluding
>> that it wasn't easy for some reason (I forget exactly why). Some
>> people (like me) have the cygwin tools in their path and use
>> --with-gcc to specify the path to the mingw gcc.
> see my other reply. for safety, users with both cygwin and mingw gcc/ld
> should get a warning about inconsistent combinations anyway, if they forget
> the --with-gcc/ld and configure can't find the right versions by itself.
Have you tried omitting --with-gcc, when the cygwin gcc is first in your PATH?
configure should detect that gcc points to the wrong kind of compiler and fail.
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