Running multithreaded GHC on Itanium
simonmarhaskell at gmail.com
Thu Jun 14 06:06:12 EDT 2007
Srđan Stipić wrote:
> I am currently trying to modify GHC 6.6.1 to run on Itanium in
> multithreaded mode (+RTS -N).
> Is it possible to do those modifications without generating back-end
> for Itanium?
> (If I am correct GHC on Itanium uses gcc to generate the code)
It should be possible, all you have to do is implement the primitives in
includes/SMP.h for Itanium (IIRC someone else asked about this recently but I
can't find the message, you might want to check the archives).
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