Running GHC 6.10.* on OpenBSD

Matthias Kilian kili at
Sat Dec 12 04:23:56 EST 2009

On Sat, Dec 12, 2009 at 09:22:56AM +0100, Karel Gardas wrote:
> I somehow managed to first install everything what's required on system
> provided 6.6.1 to compile 6.10. I'm not sure if I went step by step
> 6.6.1->6.8.3->6.10.3 as you try.

No need for 6.8, you can build 6.10 straight with 6.6.

> IMHO cross-compilation is no go
> in this case since I hope I'm right assuming this is not supported in
> 6.10, but was fixed in 6.12 again.

Kind of. There are still issues with *real* porting to other platforms
(#3472, probably more), but it's possible to create hc bootstrapping
filesets and use them to bootstrap on the same platform. Even if
this sounds kind of useless, it'll help a lot updating the OpenBSD


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