how is Linux GHC formed?
marlowsd at gmail.com
Wed Nov 12 07:08:24 EST 2008
Jason Dusek wrote:
> How was the Linux binary for GHC created? I am looking at ways
> to compile Haskell binaries for Linux that work across
> distros. So far, I have been using `-static -optl-static` but
> today there was a weird hiccup with IO -- the Gentoo built
> binary worked fine on Gentoo but caught SIGPIPE intermittently
> on Ubuntu -- and so it's back to the drawing board.
> The GHC linux binary seems to work on all the Linii without
> discrimination, so I'd like to know what the procedure is for
> producing it, and what I can take away from that to put in my
> Cabal file.
We just do a normal build, on Fedora 9 boxen. If it works across other
distros, it's probably just good luck!
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