Building a cross-compiler: thoughts and status
igloo at earth.li
Wed Mar 30 14:52:32 CEST 2011
On Wed, Mar 30, 2011 at 09:40:06AM +0100, Simon Marlow wrote:
> On 29/03/2011 14:55, Ian Lynagh wrote:
> >I think it would make a lot of sense for GHC to know the paths to the
> >tools that it was built with, even when it doesn't actually use them
> >itself. That way, "ghc --info" can say e.g.
> > ,("Ar cmd","/usr/bin/ar")
> But the stage0 compiler was not necessarily built on this system, so
> the paths might be invalid.
The same is true for cGCC and cGHC_PERL.
It's less of a problem in this case, though, as you can override them in
We could also put them in a config file rather than making them in.
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