ghc API in platforms with no GHCi

Simon Marlow marlowsd at
Thu Jan 21 10:38:30 EST 2010

On 20/01/2010 19:45, Marco Túlio Gontijo e Silva wrote:
> Hi Thomas.
> Qua, 2010-01-20 às 18:47 +0000, Thomas Schilling escreveu:
>> The byte code interpreter (which hlint uses) has its own dynamic
>> linker to load binaries.  I suppose the platforms that you listed this
>> is not supported and GHCi (or more precisely the part of GHCi that
>> requires the byte code interpreter) is not built.
> Thanks for your answer.  If you're interested, I've changed hlint in
> Debian to be built only in i386, amd64 and sparc.

It may be that GHCi would work on some of those other architectures, as 
long as they use ELF.


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