Circular dependency between the compiler and TH?
joelr1 at gmail.com
Mon Aug 21 11:31:49 EDT 2006
On Aug 21, 2006, at 4:10 PM, Simon Marlow wrote:
> GHC is trying to build GHCI in stage 1, because it thinks you have
> a compatible compiler. In fact, you have a slightly older 6.5
> installed. However (as I think I mentioned before) we don't
> officially support building GHC using a random snapshot, because it
> would be impractical to do so.
I'm not sure I understand this. How do you guys work then? Do you
always build ghc 6.5 using ghc 6.4?
What about the time-honored technique of bootstrapping using yourself?
> As a workaround, you can 'make GhcWithInterpreter=NO' in compiler/
> when building stage 1.
Still doesn't build after make clean in compiler and then a no-ghci
/usr/local/bin/ghc -H16m -O -istage1/utils -istage1/basicTypes -
istage1/types -istage1/hsSyn -istage1/prelude -istage1/rename -
istage1/typecheck -istage1/deSugar -istage1/coreSyn -istage1/
specialise -istage1/simplCore -istage1/stranal -istage1/stgSyn -
istage1/simplStg -istage1/codeGen -istage1/main -istage1/
profiling -istage1/parser -istage1/cprAnalysis -istage1/
ndpFlatten -istage1/iface -istage1/cmm -istage1/nativeGen -Istage1
-cpp -fglasgow-exts -fno-generics -Rghc-timing -I. -IcodeGen -
InativeGen -Iparser -package unix -ignore-package lang -recomp -Rghc-
timing -H16M '-#include "cutils.h"' -i../compat -ignore-package
Cabal -c ghci/ByteCodeAsm.lhs -o stage1/ghci/ByteCodeAsm.o -ohi
Failed to load interface for `ByteCodeInstr':
Could not find module `ByteCodeInstr':
use -v to see a list of the files searched for
<<ghc: 23420660 bytes, 4 GCs, 111664/111664 avg/max bytes residency
(1 samples), 16M in use, 0.00 INIT (0.00 elapsed), 0.04 MUT (0.15
elapsed), 0.02 GC (0.03 elapsed) :ghc>>
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