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Re: ghc6 still fails to build on ia64; what to do?

Luk Claes <luk@debian.org> writes:
> Kari Pahula wrote:
>> The lack of ghc6 on ia64 has kept it from testing since 6.10.1.  I
>> never got it built with a 6.10 compiler but seems like we're pretty
>> close to getting there with 6.12.  Is it impossible that there's
>> something wrong with the buildd?  Could I just upload the package that
>> I built on merulo?  Any advice on this?
> Yes, you can upload the package that builds on merulo as you obviously
> tested it quite well.
> It is possible thqt there is something wrong with the buildd, though it
> would be good to see if the haskell packages compile ok with the
> compiler you built on merulo, so please upload and we could try to
> rebuild ghc6 on the buildd afterwards.

Well, building of -9 failed again, so I guess the bootstrapping is not
the only problem. Note that merulo is slightly newer than caballero
(Madison core vs. the older McKinley core), so the differences we are
seeing might be related to this. Perhaps someone from the ia64 porters
could shed some light on this?

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