Message "GHC/PrimopWrappers.hs:133:29: Not in scope:
building GHC with additional primitive operation
simonmarhaskell at gmail.com
Thu Mar 23 11:51:50 EST 2006
Thorkil Naur wrote:
> rm -f GHC/PrimopWrappers.o; if [ ! -d GHC/PrimopWrappers_split ]; then
> mkdir GHC/PrimopWrappers_split; else /usr/bin/find GHC/PrimopWrappers_split
> -name '*.o' -print | xargs rm -f __rm_food; fi;
> ../../ghc/compiler/ghc-inplace -H16m -O -fglasgow-exts -cpp -Iinclude
> -"#include" HsBase.h -funbox-strict-fields -ignore-package base -O
> -Rghc-timing -fgenerics -fgenerics -split-objs -c GHC/PrimopWrappers.hs
> -o GHC/PrimopWrappers.o -ohi GHC/PrimopWrappers.hi
> GHC/PrimopWrappers.hs:133:29: Not in scope: `GHC.Prim.quotInteger2Exp#'
> <<ghc: 32263284 bytes, 4 GCs, 97412/97412 avg/max bytes residency (1
> samples), 16M in use, 0.00 INIT (0.00 elapsed), 0.12 MUT (0.19 elapsed), 0.02
> GC (0.04 elapsed) :ghc>>
> make: *** [GHC/PrimopWrappers.o] Error 1
> make: *** [all] Error 1
> make: Leaving directory
> make: *** [build] Error 1
> So, evidently, it is not as easy to add new primitive operations as I thought.
> (Or, which is most likely, but embarrasingly, closer to the truth: I am not
> as clever as I thought I was.)
I think you probably just haven't recompiled enough stuff after adding
the primop. I can't tell immediately whether it's the compiler that is
out of date, or an interface file in libraries/base.
To be on the safe side, you could 'make clean' in ghc/compiler and
libraries/base, then rebuild both.
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