ghc 6.10.1 on freebsd 7 amd64 - ghci problems

Simon Marlow marlowsd at
Thu Nov 27 04:49:05 EST 2008

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH wrote:
> On 2008 Nov 26, at 9:30, Markus Barenhoff wrote:
>> Because the ports seem not to get updated, I tried to compile ghc 6.10.1
>> under freebsd 7 on amd64 myself. For compiling I first used the ports ghc
> The tree's not being updated because 64-bit on freebsd doesn't work yet, 
> as you found.  I believe a fix for the mmap() problem has been committed 
> for the upcoming 6.10.2.


The patches haven't been merged into stable yet, but you can grab a HEAD 
snapshot and try that instead - we'd appreciate the testing.


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