Can't compile GHC

Daniel Carrera dcarrera at
Mon May 9 10:50:09 EDT 2005

Andrew Cheadle wrote:

> :-p ok,ok, lots of people (but will they really continue to - we
> dropped it from our labs long ago). Having said that, how many
> people don't have access to a Windoze or Linux

I don't have access to Win or Linux. But that's besides the point. I 
think it's reasonable to expect to compile ghc on a "standard unix" system.

> While this might be true, having a compiler compile itself is massively
> important

Having the compiler able to compile itself, yes. Making that the only 
way to compile it, that's another thing.


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