FreeBSD/amd64 registerised running

Ian Lynagh igloo at
Thu Apr 12 17:31:48 EDT 2007

On Thu, Apr 12, 2007 at 04:33:27PM +0100, Simon Marlow wrote:
> I'm confused.  I thought we copied the configuration from the target to the 
> host as part of the bootstrapping process, but now I can't see how this is 
> supposed to happen for HsBaseConfig.h.  It looks like following the 
> instructions in the building guide will result in failure if you try to 
> cross-compile between machines with different word sizes, but I know I've 
> done this in the past :-/
> Ian, any idea how this is supposed to work?

I guess we've just been lucky. "#define HTYPE_INT Int32" is probably
true everywhere we've tried in recent years, and probably covers most
of the potentially troublesome cases.


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