Registerised x86_64 port: test version available

Simon Marlow simonmar at
Wed Mar 9 12:20:53 EST 2005

On 09 March 2005 10:14, Ralf Hinze wrote:

> this is just to let you know that I successfully compiled the lastest
> snapshot (ghc-6.4.20050308). Initial tests look promising. Thanks!
> Cheers, Ralf
> PS: Just curious: is the gcc route easier than the NCG? To me it seems
> much more fragile.

It's initially easier to get going, but yes it's more fragile.
Currently we can't go it alone with the NCG because the NCG isn't quite
capable of compiling the hand-written .cmm files in the runtime.  At
some point we'll fix this.


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