GHC 6.8.1 on FreeBSD 7/amd64

Ian Lynagh igloo at
Sat Nov 17 10:47:23 EST 2007

On Wed, Nov 14, 2007 at 04:38:28PM -0500, Brian P. O'Hanlon wrote:
> Hello, all.  I successfully built GHC 6.8.1 on my FreeBSD 7.0_BETA
> amd64 machine.  I was able to bootstrap it from the GHC 6.6.1 for
> FreeBSD 6/amd64 which was posted to this list a while ago (and was
> running in FreeBSD 6 compatibility mode), as well as happy 1.15
> which I compiled with that same compiler.


> I did have to make a minor modification; in the configure script, the
> machine type needed to be changed from amd64-*-freebsd* to
> x86_64-*-freebsd*

Thanks Brian; I'll make accept either.


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