patch applied (ghc): Turn off dtrace unless you override USE_DTRACE
duncan.coutts at googlemail.com
Tue Jan 18 11:29:52 CET 2011
On 18 January 2011 09:27, Simon Marlow <marlowsd at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 18/01/2011 02:03, Manuel M T Chakravarty wrote:
>> Ian Lynagh:
>>> On Mon, Jan 17, 2011 at 12:44:30PM +1100, Manuel M T Chakravarty
>>>> If the hurdle is that you have no Mac with 10.6 to build a
>>>> 64-bit, 10.6-only installer, I'm happy to either provide you
>>>> access to an OS X server running 10.6, or build the installer for
>>> It's also a lot more pleasant to be able to debug any issues
>> I don't get that. You can't fix any 10.6 issues locally anyway. You
>> can still build a 64-bit version for local work on your 10.5 box,
>> though. All I'm saying is that I don't think there is any need to
>> build a 10.5 64-bit version for general distribution; instead a 10.6
>> only version with DTrace enabled is sufficient.
> Do we still care about 10.5, or can we build 10.6-only installers? If so,
> we can get a copy of 10.6 for Ian's Mac.
Can I encourage you to ask Mark Lentczner about this. He is building
the OSX installers for the Haskell Platform and may be able to give an
informed opinion on the 10.5 vs 10.6 issue.
Additionally, as I understand it, it is important for making the OSX
HP installer to start not with an installer for GHC but the binary
image that is used to make the GHC installer. That way it can be
combined into a bigger image for the HP. Unpackaging and repackaging
OSX installers is messy.
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