Illegal instruction with ghc-6.8.3 distribution (OS X Tiger)

Christian Maeder Christian.Maeder at
Fri Jun 27 12:34:35 EDT 2008

Judah Jacobson wrote:
> Christian, did you compile this distribution on a G5 PowerPC?


> GMP is
> statically linked into this distribution, so if it's using any
> processor-specific instructions I could see that tripping up my G4.
> If you or someone else can confirm that this works on a G5, then we
> should probably just update the downloads page with that requirement.

Your example works for me. Maybe my libgmp.a in <prefix>/lib/ghc-6.8.3/ 
(that's used for linking) can be exchanged on a G4? My ghc-6.8.3 itself 
is linked against this very same libgmp.a (and seems to run).

Cheers Christian

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