GHC 6.6 for OS X using MacPorts
gwright at comcast.net
Fri Oct 27 11:04:11 EDT 2006
On Oct 27, 2006, at 10:25 AM, C.M.Brown wrote:
> Hi Greg,
> I have just been trying to install ghc 6.6 using Darwin Ports, but the
> search facility can't find ghc-6.6. :
> sudo port selfupdate
> DarwinPorts base version 1.320 installed
> Downloaded MacPorts base version 1.320
> The MacPorts installation is not outdated and so was not updated
> selfupdate done!
> dhcp2940:~ cmb21$ port search ghc
> ghc lang/ghc 6.4.2 The
> Glasgow Haskell Compilation System
> ghc-devel lang/ghc-devel 6.5 The
> Glasgow Haskell Compilation System (development version)
> dhcp2940:~ cmb21$
> Am I doing something wrong?
No, just give the servers a few hours to run their update scripts.
Then the new portfiles will be available by selfupdate. (I confess I do
not know how often these days the scripts run, but it is at least a
of times per day, IIRC.)
If by, say, 0000 UTC 28 Oct 2006 you don't see the new portfiles, let
Something might be wacky with the server.
Sorry for the delay.
> Kind regards,
> Chris Brown,
> On Fri, 27 Oct 2006, Gregory Wright wrote:
>> GHC 6.6 is now available for OS X systems on both Intel and PowerPC
>> processors using the MacPorts infrastructure.
>> The compiler is built from source, using a binary bootstrap compiler.
>> OS X
>> versions 10.3 (Panther) and 10.4 (Tiger) are supported for PowerPC
>> for Intel processors, version 10.4.
>> MacPorts (formerly Darwinports) is a packaging system for managing
>> builds of unix-compatible software on OS X. For more information on
>> A new ghc-devel port will soon be available for those who just have
>> to live on the bleeding edge.
>> Best Wishes,
>> Gregory Wright
>> Antiope Associates LLC
>> gwright at antiope.com
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