[Barrelfish-users] Error while 'make ./docs/TN-001-Glossary.pdf' - Bug?
troscoe at inf.ethz.ch
Mon Aug 1 18:33:01 CEST 2011
Originally, this was put in because GHC failed to correctly flush
stdout on exit (or, at least, appeared not to). I'll fix it as soon
as I'm back from vacation (unless someone else does it first!).
At Fri, 29 Jul 2011 22:30:37 +0200, Raphael Fuchs <raphaelfuchs at student.ethz.ch> wrote:
> I tried to build the "Technical Notes" for Barrelfish with 'make docs'
> but got an error. I tracked the error down to 'make
> ./docs/TN-001-Glossary.pdf', which yields the following error.
> mkdir -p ./tools/tmp/
> runghc ../doc/001-glossary/Main.hs > ./tools/tmp/gloss-from-haskell.tex
> <stdout>: hFlush: illegal operation (handle is closed)
> make: *** [docs/TN-001-Glossary.pdf] Error 1
> If I remove the second but last line in 'doc/001-glossary/Main.hs' (the
> line contains 'hClose stdout'), the error disappears. I don't know if
> it's just me with that problem, but it seems like a bug.
> Correct me if I'm wrong, but I think there's no need to close stdout in
> Haskell, especially because the following line contains 'exitWith
> ExitSuccess' and according to the library documentation
> exitWith flushes stdout.
> btw, I'm using ghc 6.12.3 on ubuntu 11.04
> Raphael Fuchs
> Bergstrasse 139
> 5075 Hornussen
> raphaelfuchs at student.ethz.ch
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