GHC 8.0.1-rc4 source tarball availability

Carter Schonwald carter.schonwald at
Sun Apr 24 01:18:32 UTC 2016

I guess I have some spelunking to do tomorrow

It looks like apples libgcc may be some sort of clang thingy.

On Saturday, April 23, 2016, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at> wrote:

> On Sat, Apr 23, 2016 at 8:50 PM, Carter Schonwald <
> carter.schonwald at
> <javascript:_e(%7B%7D,'cvml','carter.schonwald at');>> wrote:
>> It *seemed* to work fine even with that lib no longer at that path, but
>> famous last words. It does seem that it doesn't do anything
> It's only used when it needs to do something for which the CPU lacks
> support so a call to an emulation is used instead of trying to generate
> native code for it. Maybe you got lucky and ghc doesn't actually need it in
> its C bits. Or maybe it'll explode only when there's a full moon in Scorpio
> and Mars is ascendant. :/ (Well, when some rarely used operation happens to
> need something that x86_64 needs help with. I don't think there are many of
> those --- which means it's going to be an even rarer explosion.)
> --
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