Building GHC for Mac OS X 10.5

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at
Fri Oct 14 03:43:12 CEST 2011

On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 11:18, Sean Leather <leather at> wrote:

> This time, my system is running the now-old 10.5 (Leopard) using Xcode
> 3.1.4. I'm probably the only one who wants to build on 10.5, but I still
> appreciate the fact that GHC can be built on a variety of systems, allowing
> more people (like me) to hack on it.

FWIW it worked, including gmp, about 6 months ago when I built GHC 7 and the
Haskell Platform from source on my old iBook (RIP).  It was somewhat amusing
having a newer and better-working GHC setup on the iBook than on the desktop
(SL and GHC 6.10.4 from MacPorts).

brandon s allbery                                      allbery.b at
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