GHC 6.8.1 on Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
Manuel M T Chakravarty
chak at cse.unsw.edu.au
Mon Nov 12 22:23:24 EST 2007
> Manuel M T Chakravarty wrote:
>> A full binary distribution of GHC 6.8.1 for Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)
>> is available from
> Thanks, it's great you provided a binary distribution, especially
> since macports' ghc seems to be broken on Leopard at the moment.
> I had one little problem when linking with a dynamic library though
> (darwin9 / i386):
> ghc --make -O -hidir build/ifaces -odir build/objs Foreign/
> YicesTest.hs -o bin/YicesTest -optl "-fexceptions" -lstdc++ -lyices
> Linking bin/YicesTest ...
> ld: absolute addressing (perhaps -mdynamic-no-pic) used in
> ___gmpn_divexact_1 from <ghc-6.8.1-dir>/lib/ghc-6.8.1/
> libgmp.a(dive_1.o) not allowed in slidable image
> I don't know if this is a known problem and what causes it, and I'm
> not sure what it means;
> However, replacing the 'libgmp.a' you've distributed with a recently
> compiled one from macports (gmp 4.2.2_0) resolved the problem for me.
I am sorry, but I am a bit out of my depth here. Specifically, I
don't know much about the mac linker. Maybe somebody with some more
experience in that area can shed light on this problem.
More information about the Glasgow-haskell-users