problem with unix package
stefanor at cox.net
Thu Apr 19 09:53:20 EDT 2007
On Thu, Apr 19, 2007 at 12:27:01PM +0100, Frederik Eaton wrote:
> I am having trouble loading the unix package. I am not sure what I am
> doing wrong. I have just installed it from hackage. As you can see
> below, the error message complains about an unknown symbol 'lstat',
> which is not in libc.
> $ ghci -package unix
> ___ ___ _
> / _ \ /\ /\/ __(_)
> / /_\// /_/ / / | | GHC Interactive, version 6.6, for Haskell 98.
> / /_\\/ __ / /___| | http://www.haskell.org/ghc/
> \____/\/ /_/\____/|_| Type :? for help.
> Loading package base ... linking ... done.
> ghc-6.6: /home/frederik/lib/unix-2.0/ghc-6.6/HSunix-2.0.o: unknown symbol `lstat'
> Loading package unix-2.0 ... linking ... ghc-6.6: unable to load package `unix-2.0'
> $ nm -D /lib/libc-2.5.so | grep -w lstat
> This is an unstable Debian installation.
> When I try the same on a system with ghc 6.4.2 and unix-1.0, there is
> no problem. That system has libc 2.3.6, which also lacks an 'lstat'
> Thank you for your help.
This is a duplicate of an already reported bug, fixed in HEAD.
(unfortunately I can't find the number today)
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