GHC 6.8.1 on Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard)

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Tue Nov 6 16:42:34 EST 2007

Brian P. O'Hanlon wrote:
> On Nov 6, 2007 1:29 AM, Manuel M T Chakravarty <chak at> wrote:
>> A full binary distribution of GHC 6.8.1 for Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) is
>> available from
> You do not perchance have one for powerpc, do you?  I attempted to
> bootstrap from GHC 6.6.1, but I keep getting errors about "Illegal
> Instructions", both using the native gcc 4.0 and my own 4.2 compiler.
> The error is like this:

I am also failing to compile ghc-6.8.1 for a powerpc (G4 powerbook).  I am
giving a try to leave out the extra src tarball to see if that avoids it dying
again while trying to compile parsec.  Of course, it takes many hours to try to


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