package net question
simonmarhaskell at gmail.com
Thu May 11 03:47:44 EDT 2006
> I've been building the head and in my adaptation i need package net.
> I added this to the SRC_HC_OPTS, which made at least the haskell
> compile to hi/o.
> But when the ghc-6.5 compiler is built I get the complaint that ghc-
> inplace does not
> have this package. Funny thing is that when I omit the -package net
> option, it does compile.
> What is the cause of all this? Must I reconfigure and build? Is there
> something else I am missing?
> I can imagine that it is determined from the SRC_HC_OPTS which packages
> must be built
> for ghc-inplace, but maybe there is a different reason.
> Note that I did not do a rebuild (and I would like to avoid
> reconfiguring and building since it takes ages on my
> machine). And before I do it, it would be nice to know that this solves
> the not overly large problem.
> So, can anyone tell me?
I'm not sure I understand exactly what it is you want to do.
Package "net" is an old non-hierarchical package, the new one is called
Do you want to use networking in GHC itself? Or something else?
SRC_HC_OPTS is for options that are passed to all Haskell compilations
in the tree.
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