Unreg/registerised hc booting success

Ian Lynagh igloo@earth.li
Thu, 4 Sep 2003 11:45:13 +0100

On Wed, Sep 03, 2003 at 11:43:44AM +0100, Simon Marlow wrote:
> In light of this, I might amend the instructions to recommend using
> hc-build even for an unregisterised bootstrap, because copying across
> the .hi files isn't guaranteed to work when cross-compiling (I'm not
> certain that the .hi format is platform-independent enough).

Hmmm, I'm working with a slightly adapted hc-build - perhaps I should
resync myself. I am curious what you mean by "platform-independent
enough" though - how does it differ? It seems to work in practise for
32-bit arches at least.