Is GHC 6.8.2 on solaris 32 bits or 64 bits

Christian Maeder Christian.Maeder at
Thu Jan 31 11:23:39 EST 2008

hsing-chou chen wrote:
> Thank you for porting GHC 6.8.2 to solaris, I am assigned a
> job to make sure GHC run 64 bits on solaris.

Good, I was waiting for (someone like) you!
I'm interested in a true 64 bits GHC on solaris, too, but I have no idea
how to build one. I hope Ian or Simon can help you/us.

> Is your solaris port 64 bits. Or it only 32 BITS.

Obviously it's only 32 bits, currently.

> I know 32 bits GHC can still run on 64 bits solaris.

Yes it does and it is probably faster than a 64 bit version (like under

> However company want to run really 64 bits GHC on solaris.

How many resources is your company willing to spent on this?
(Don't answer this, if it is a problem.)

> Thanks a lot if you
> can give me feedback.

Good luck, Christian

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