Building ghc with profiling libraries fails on windows.
I've initially only hit this when enabling -g, but now I've run into the same issue without a customized build.mk file.
Seems like we create too many sections in a single file on windows.
C://ghc//msys64//home//Andi//ghc_head//inplace//mingw//bin/as.exe: C:\\ghc\\msys64\\tmp\\ghc6664_0\\ghc_6.p_o: too many sections (32801) C:\\ghc\\msys64\\tmp\\ghc6664_0\\ghc_1.s: Assembler messages: C:\\ghc\\msys64\\tmp\\ghc6664_0\\ghc_1.s: Fatal error: can't write 4 bytes to section .rdata$c1w2b_str of C:\\ghc\\msys64\\tmp\\ghc6664_0\\ghc_6.p_o because: 'File too big' C://ghc//msys64//home//Andi//ghc_head//inplace//mingw//bin/as.exe: C:\\ghc\\msys64\\tmp\\ghc6664_0\\ghc_6.p_o: too many sections (32801) C:\\ghc\\msys64\\tmp\\ghc6664_0\\ghc_1.s: Fatal error: can't close C:\\ghc\\msys64\\tmp\\ghc6664_0\\ghc_6.p_o: File too big `gcc.exe' failed in phase `Assembler'. (Exit code: 1) make: *** [libraries/template-haskell/ghc.mk:4: libraries/template-haskell/dist-install/build/Language/Haskell/TH/Syntax.p_o] Error 1 make: *** Waiting for unfinished jobs.... make: *** [Makefile:128: all] Error 2
ifneq "$(BuildFlavour)" "" include mk/flavours/$(BuildFlavour).mk endif GhcLibHcOpts += -g1 GhcRtsHcOpts += -g1 # GhcStage2HcOpts += -g3 BUILD_PROF_LIBS=YES # Don't strip debug and other unneeded symbols from libraries and executables. STRIP_CMD = : HADDOCK_DOCS = NO BUILD_SPHINX_HTML = NO BUILD_SPHINX_PDF = NO BUILD_MAN = NO
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