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Re: Packages remaining at debian-ports

On Thu, 2012-01-26 at 19:31 +0100, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> Svante Signell, le Thu 26 Jan 2012 19:28:21 +0100, a écrit :
> > > and instead cross-build (not cross-compile) the latest ghc 6 (as ghc 7 
> > > does not seem to be easily cross-buildable) from another architecture
> > 
> > What do you mean by cross-build? I think I know what cross-compile is,
> > but not cross-build. I've been working on building 6.10.1+dfsg1-5 with
> > 6.8.2dfsg1-1.1 for a long time now without luck.
> That's what he means by "ghc6 6.8 most probably broken". I never had
> problems build ghc6_6.6 using ghc6_6.6, nor when building ghc6_6.8 using
> ghc6_6.6, but building ghc6_6.8 with ghc6_6.8 always failed for me.
> That's why Pino proposes to just skip the 6.8 version and try something
> more recently directly, from a linux ghc6.

Isn't that a cross compile? Maybe not, you use a known good Linux
version to create a Hurd version. How to set up such a thing?

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