GHC native bootstrap

Ben Gamari ben at
Mon Jul 22 12:52:38 UTC 2019

Indeed there are people here who can help with this. This is described in the articles you linked to but in short you want an unregistered build which compiles via the C backend.


- Ben 

On July 22, 2019 4:48:32 AM EDT, Igor Chudov <nir at> wrote:
>I want to bootstrap GHC on an exotic architecture and I have
>GCC-compatible compiler but miss cross-compiling toolchain. I was able
>to bootstrap Hugs98 (with manual fixes) and guys on IRC channel pointed
>me to GHC bootstrap articles:
>which I read and plan to give it a try.
>I also read articles about cross-compiling GHC on Haskell wiki but the
>problem is complex so I don't know where to start.
>Are there anyone who has experience with GHC compiling
>(cross-compiling?) and bootstrap on new architectures who could
>possibly help me to solve the problem or describe the steps needed?
>With best regards, Igor Chudov
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