HP 2013.2 and GHC 7.6.2
simonpj at microsoft.com
Tue Apr 16 15:25:32 CEST 2013
Yes you need to be on branch "ghc-7.6", both for the GHC repos and for all the libraries.
./sync-all checkout ghc-7.6
should do it
| -----Original Message-----
| From: Christian Maeder [mailto:Christian.Maeder at dfki.de]
| Sent: 16 April 2013 14:18
| To: Richard Eisenberg
| Cc: Simon Peyton-Jones; Ian Lynagh; Haskell Libraries; ghc-
| devs at haskell.org; haskell-platform at projects.haskell.org
| Subject: Re: HP 2013.2 and GHC 7.6.2
| Am 16.04.2013 14:29, schrieb Richard Eisenberg:
| > On Apr 16, 2013, at 3:43 AM, Christian Maeder
| <Christian.Maeder at dfki.de> wrote:
| >> What is the exact command to get the relevant ghc sources.
| > First, make sure that your installed GHC is *not* a snapshot
| distribution, but one of the main releases (such as 7.6.1 or 7.6.2). You
| may also want to check out
| http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/Building/Preparation to make
| sure you have all the needed software. Then, go somewhere convenient on
| your computer, and run this (assuming Linux/Mac OS):
| > git clone http://darcs.haskell.org/ghc.git; cd ghc; ./sync-all
| > --testsuite get; perl boot; ./configure; make
| Thanks, for this. Do I need to give a branch name (which one?) to the
| "git clone" command (option -b)?
| > At the end of that (will probably take about an hour), you will have
| > ghc available in <your convenient location>/ghc/inplace/bin/ghc-stage2
| > I believe you can use a --with-ghc=... option to cabal to install
| packages with an uninstalled ghc. Or, you could use a --prefix=...
| option to ./configure, above, and then run `make install` after
| > I hope this helps!
| > Richard
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