Ticket #857 (closed bug: fixed)
Patch to porting documentation
Some of the necessary HC files aren't built when following the directions given in the GHC porting guide for cross-compiling. The directions in the following patch to docs/building/building.xml will build the files.
In the lib/compat directory, "make boot" initiates a "make all". The subsequent run of make doesn't do anything, because all the files have been built. To build hc files in this directory, the extra compile flags need to be passed to "make boot".
--- building.xml.old Wed Aug 9 11:55:06 2006 +++ building.xml Wed Aug 9 11:56:05 2006 @@ -3087,7 +3087,7 @@ <screen>$ cd <replaceable>H</replaceable>/ghc/lib/compat $ make clean $ rm .depend -$ make boot UseStage1=YES +$ make boot UseStage1=YES EXTRA_HC_OPTS='-O -fvia-C -keep-hc-files' $ make -k UseStage1=YES EXTRA_HC_OPTS='-O -fvia-C -keep-hc-files' $ cd <replaceable>H</replaceable>/ghc/utils $ make clean