Any release date for GHC 6.8.3 for Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard) on PowerPC G4 machines?

Christian Maeder Christian.Maeder at
Mon Aug 18 04:46:44 EDT 2008

Meanwhile Ian has updated the download page.

Although it was built on a G5 with Tiger it should also run on a G4 with 
Leopard. (and was reported to run on G4 with Tiger)


Benjamin L.Russell wrote:
> On Tue, 05 Aug 2008 09:11:25 +0200, Christian Maeder
> <Christian.Maeder at> wrote:
>> I've rebuild the binary without statically linked gmp.

>> So in addition to readline (and ncurses) you need gmp from MacPorts.
>> (Otherwise even installation will fail, because pwd needs gmp.)
>> If you want ghc to produce static binaries then move the static library
>> libgmp.a into your installed ghc's libdir.
> Thank you very much for the update.  I'll be sure to fetch gmp from
> MaPorts when I install GHC 6.8.3 on Mac OS X 10.5 (Leopard), and to
> move libgmp.a into my installed GHC's libdir.
> If I run into problems, I'll post them in this thread.
> -- Benjamin L. Russell

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