[Patch] Android cross compile support

Karel Gardas karel.gardas at centrum.cz
Thu Jan 24 10:33:10 CET 2013


it should not be that hard to install android on one of my 2 arm boards. 
The problem is that for Android you need to cross compile and I'm not 
sure if current GHC testsuite supports some kind of remote testing on 
the target board at all. I've not seen such support there yet.


On 01/24/13 10:26 AM, Nathan Hüsken wrote:
> Well, I would check it out from time to time and see if it still works.
> I would think that when ghc supports android more people would be
> interested in using it and there will regularly be someone building it
> and trying it out. But I do not know if that will happen.
> On 01/23/2013 08:47 PM, Edward Z. Yang wrote:
>> Looks fine to me; do we have people who are going to keep an eye on
>> Android and make sure things don't break?
>> Excerpts from Nathan Hüsken's message of Wed Jan 23 09:19:53 -0800 2013:
>>> Hey,
>>> Appened is a patch that enables cross compilation to android.
>>> For the patch to work, config.guess and config.sub have to be updated to
>>> a newer version so that they recognize linux-android.
>>> For the libraries some additional patches are needed, I will send them
>>> also to this list.
>>> Will this patch be applied to ghc HEAD?
>>> Regards,
>>> Nathan
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