lang/ghc build failure and possible workaround

Matthew D. Fuller fullermd at
Wed Jun 21 15:43:18 UTC 2006

On Wed, Jun 21, 2006 at 10:14:18AM -0500 I heard the voice of
Matthew D. Fuller, and lo! it spake thus:
> It seems to work, though at the moment it's 56 minutes of CPU time
> into LiberateCase.hi, so I'm not sure if it really works...

It doesn't work, actually.  A ktrace shows it's just calling
kse_release() and failing over and over and over again as fast as it
can.  vmstat say it's pulling off 2.6+ million syscalls/second  ;)

Matthew Fuller     (MF4839)   |  fullermd at
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