windows head build problems: Setup.exe: error
simonmarhaskell at gmail.com
Tue Aug 28 04:01:02 EDT 2007
Claus Reinke wrote:
>>> $ ls compiler/stage1/ghc-inplace*
>>> compiler/stage1/ghc-inplace compiler/stage1/ghc-inplace.bat
>> Ah, this could well be the source of the problem; you should only have
>> ghc-inplace.exe. Does removing the others fix it?
> i changed the Makefile to pass the .exe explicitly, which did get the
> build rolling again.
I think you had leftovers from a previous build, which is why we recommend
doing 'make distclean' before 'darcs-all pull'. If you do it after
pulling, it might not remove things that were built previously but not
built any more.
> just for the fun of it, there is yet another version, a soft-link from
> compiler/ghc-inplace to compiler/stage1/ghc-inplace.exe.., which
> is perhaps the one that should be used?
That's just there for convenience and historical reasons.
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