ANN: ghc 6.8.2 from MacPorts

Christian Maeder Christian.Maeder at
Fri Mar 14 05:21:29 EDT 2008

Hi Greg,

I can't test it myself because I don't have root access to our machines.
Maybe someone else can?

(Meanwhile I'll try to make a binary-dist that includes the extra-libs.)

Cheers Christian

Gregory Wright wrote:
> Hi Christian,
> I built a new bootstrapping compiler on Tiger/ppc, incorporating
> Thorkil's .text section
> patch.  I've modified the portfile, but since I don't have a Leopard/ppc
> machine I can't
> try it.  Could you give it a go?
> Do
>     $ sudo port selfupdate
>     $ sudo port clean --all ghc
>     $ sudo port -dv install ghc > inst.log 2>&1
> You might want to check after the selfupdate that you have revision 2 of
> the ghc portfile.
> It may take a few hours for the server to index the port and make it
> available by rsync.
> If it fails, you can compress the log and send it to me.  The "-dv"
> flags dump all of the
> MacPorts and build information.
> There may still be a stupid bug or two since I can't test it myself.
> Thanks,
> Greg

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