status of amd64 port?
simonmar at microsoft.com
Mon Sep 6 06:03:26 EDT 2004
On 05 September 2004 22:36, Gabriel Ebner wrote:
> Gour <gour at mail.inet.hr> writes:
>> Since I plan to upgrade my computer to amd64, I'm interested what is
>> the current status of ghc on amd64 platfrom?
> ghc-6.2.1 works fine, but unregisterised. That means it's pretty
> slow, and the code it generates isn't any faster, of course.
> Debian packages are available, a gentoo ebuild is in bugzilla, OpenBSD
> ports/packages are available too.
And if I ever get an amd64 box here, I'll finish the registerised port.
It shouldn't be too hard, now that we have a working version of gcc.
A fun task for someone would be to port the new native code generator to
amd64... any takers?
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