[Haskell-cafe] Announcing GHC iOS

Dominick Samperi djsamperi at gmail.com
Mon Sep 23 19:53:30 UTC 2013

Apple has kept their 64-bit plans secret until recently, but now they want
as many apps as possible to migrate to 64-bit. That may mean a big push for
64-bit support in LLVM, which can be built upon by GHC...
On Sep 23, 2013 1:06 PM, "Karel Gardas" <karel.gardas at centrum.cz> wrote:

> On 09/23/13 06:52 PM, Dominick Samperi wrote:
>> Also, the iPhone 5S is the first with 64-bit support, and for best
>> performance all apps should be 64-bit (because then no 32-bit libs need
>> to be loaded, and there are more general purpose and floating point
>> registers in 64-bit mode). Are there any roadblocks preventing the
>> creation of 64-bit GHC/iOS7 apps?
> Yes, it is "just" one: GHC's ARMv8 support is completely missing.
> Cheers,
> Karel
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