installing ghc without already having ghc

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Mon Apr 11 05:05:20 EDT 2005

On 08 April 2005 17:20, Jessica Brennan wrote:

> On Fri, 8 Apr 2005, Tim Smith wrote:
>> On 2005 Apr 07, Jessica Brennan [staff] <jib at> wrote:
>>> I am trying to install ghc-6.4 on netbsd20. I read through the
>>> install instructions, however they say you need a working copy of
>>> ghc already. 
>> I'd probably look here first:
>> I expect that package should work for you; even if it doesn't, you
>> should be able to use the work done there as a good starting point.
> Thanks with that binary I was able to build the program that I needed,
> though I still wasn't able to build ghc from the source.

Anything we can help with?


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