x86_64 port

Simon Marlow simonmar at microsoft.com
Fri Mar 4 11:57:04 EST 2005

On 04 March 2005 14:04, John Goerzen wrote:

> On Fri, Mar 04, 2005 at 09:38:47AM -0000, Simon Marlow wrote:
>>> Even if you're not running Debian, there are tools available to
>>> convert a .deb to a RPM or tgz package.  Or, you can easily unpack a
>>> deb using only ar(1) and tar(1).
>> My amd64 hardware arrived yesterday, shouldn't be too long before we
>> have a registerised port of GHC, and possibly a native code
>> generator... 
> <burns> excellent </burns>

Don't hold your breath, I have some bad news.  It seems that gcc is
still generating incorrect code for register variables (or maybe it's
broken again?).

I don't know if I can work around it yet.  We'll see.


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