need some help please -- having build issues with ghc 6.6.1
duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Fri Oct 17 01:20:57 EDT 2008
On Thu, 2008-10-16 at 23:12 -0600, Toufique, Imam wrote:
> Pardon me if I have sent this e-mail to an incorrect listing:
> I am very new to building ghc. My platform is "i686-pc-linux-gnu", my
> system is suse linux enterprise server 9 32-bit, and my system does
> not have ghc preinstalled. that's why I thought that I have to
> port/build ghc for my platform as an unregistered build.
I suggest you start with a binary build of ghc.
You can get the binary for 6.6.1 here:
Or get the latest version:
If you really want to, you can then rebuild from source.
Doing an unregisterised "HC" build is a lot of work and for your
platform it's quite unnecessary.
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