Bootstrapping for Leopard

Matthias Kilian kili at
Mon Feb 4 15:08:27 EST 2008

On Mon, Feb 04, 2008 at 12:18:01PM +0000, Simon Marlow wrote:
> Porting is "simply broken" for various reasons at the moment - in 
> particular the switch to Cabal for building the libraries broke it.  We 
> knew this at the time, but felt it was more important to make the switch 
> now and fix bootstrapping later.

Be prepared: I'll send some comments and (probably silly) questions
on cvs-ghc@ in a few minutes ;-)

> For pwd, I imagine the best way forward is to use a C program, I don't 
> think there are any deep issues there.

Unless some windows people have the time to step in and help make
it work with simple shell stuff, some C helpers would be just fine.


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