GHC on Snow Leopard: best practices?

Manuel M T Chakravarty chak at
Thu Oct 8 02:20:03 EDT 2009

Barney Stratford:
> So far, the sticking point has been getting the interactive linker  
> to work. Snow Leopard has much tighter security than its  
> predecessors, so we have to use mmap. Unfortunately, the mmap  
> version of GHC's linker also requires mremap, which is a Linux-only  
> extension that Snow Leopard doesn't have.

Did you mean to say that Snow Leopard in 64-bit mode has tighter  
security?  After all, a Leopard-compiled 32-bit version of ghci works  
just fine on SL.


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