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Re: ghc fails with HOME not set, fixing right now

ghc should not fail if HOME is not set. It certainly cannot look up local packages then, but ghc should work without those, too.

ghc is a compiler like gcc. Does gcc need HOME?

Cheers Christian

Am 25.03.2011 08:26, schrieb Joachim Breitner:

new FTBFS coming up: ghc fails if HOME is not set, which is apparently
the case on some buildds. I’m now setting HOME to a dummy variable in
debian/rules and building it right now in a pbuilder (with HOME not

We’ll need to see if this affects the libraries as well. If that is the
case, it can be easily fixed in haskell-devscripts.


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