Running GHC on the IBM Cell

Simon Marlow simonmarhaskell at
Thu Jan 4 08:05:27 EST 2007

Bulat Ziganshin wrote:
> Hello Jaap,
> Friday, December 22, 2006, 9:45:39 PM, you wrote:
>>* Are the .hc files  cross-platform?
> just want to mention that jhc compiler generates pure ansi c code. may be
> it's better suit your needs?

It's all very well generating pure ANSI C code - GHC can do that too (we call it 
"unregisterised", and it's how you port GHC to a new platform), but if the 
original Haskell code you compiled contained any #ifdefs then you still don't 
have platform-independent intermediate code.


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