status of template haskell + cross compiling plans for 7.8?

Manuel M T Chakravarty chak at
Fri Jun 14 02:28:33 CEST 2013


As you can imagine, I would be extremely happy about cross-compilation support for TH. However, I don't know of anybody working on it at the moment, unfortunately.


Carter Schonwald <carter.schonwald at>:
> Hey All,
> Whats the story planned for template haskell + cross compiler support come ghc 7.8?
> I understand theres a lot of Template Haskell design underway, some of which will help support tools like Manuel's Inline-Objective-C work. Does this mean that factored out within this reorganization is a better story for cross compilation? 
> Especially since one kill "app" for the Inline-Objective-C template haskell work would be writing IOS applications. Though I guess that also touches on the need to sort out supporting "FAT" ARM binaries too, right?
> This intersects with a few different large subsets of tickets, so i'm not sure if any single ticket is the right fora for this question.
> thanks!
> -Carter
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