Building GHC under Wine?

Simon Marlow marlowsd at
Fri Jul 18 07:38:56 UTC 2014

I might be misremembering, but I believe someone (Ross Paterson?) used 
to do this a while ago.

I can't think of any good reasons it *shouldn't* work.


On 15/07/2014 23:55, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> Hi,
> I feel sorry for Simon always repeatedly stuck with an unbuildable tree,
> and an idea crossed my mind: Can we build¹ GHC under Wine? If so, is it
> likely to catch the kind of problems that Simon is getting? If so, maybe
> it runs fast enough to be also tested by travis on every commit?
> (This mail is to find out if people have tried it before. If not, I’ll
> give it a quick shot.)
> Greetings,
> Joachim
> ¹ we surely can use it:
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