installing ghc fails

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Wed Jul 1 03:03:42 PDT 2009

On Jun 30, 2009, at 09:03, Inky 788 wrote:

> I just tried installing pandoc, which requires ghc (among other  
> things), and
> it seems that there was a problem configuring ghc.
> I'm on Mac OS X 10.5.7, Intel. This is just after a fresh install of
> MacPorts 1.7.1-10.5-Leopard. I'm brand new to MacPorts. Xcode tools is
> installed on this machine, as is X11, and OS X's Software Update says
> everything is up to date.
> Here's the terminal output:
> ~~~ snip ~~~

> cmm/OptimizationFuel.hs: openBinaryFile: resource busy (file is  
> locked)

There are many problems compiling ghc; you can search the issue  
tracker if you're interested. Can you try cleaning and trying again?  
Just to see if this was a one-time fluke or something repeatable.

sudo port clean ghc
sudo port install ghc

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