Opened 10 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

Last modified 15 months ago

#3556 closed task (wontfix)

Build the bootstrapping ghc-pkg with ghc-cabal

Reported by: igloo Owned by:
Priority: high Milestone: 7.4.1
Component: Build System (make) Version: 6.11
Keywords: Cc:
Operating System: Unknown/Multiple Architecture: Unknown/Multiple
Type of failure: None/Unknown Test Case:
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The current build rules for ghc-pkg are getting increasingly intricate.

It should be possible to build the bootstrapping ghc-pkg with ghc-cabal instead, which should simplify things.

Change History (6)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by igloo

It may also be worth building stage1 earlier, so that we don't need the dummy-ghc hack.

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by igloo

Priority: normalhigh
Type of failure: None/Unknown

comment:3 Changed 10 years ago by igloo

See also #3678

comment:4 Changed 9 years ago by igloo



comment:5 Changed 8 years ago by simonmar

Resolution: wontfix
Status: newclosed

Not sure it's worth having a ticket for this, I added a ToDo comment to the code instead.

comment:6 Changed 15 months ago by bgamari

Component: Build SystemBuild System (make)

The new Hadrian build system has been merged. Relabeling the tickets concerning the legacy make build system to prevent confusion.

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