ANNOUNCE: GHC 7.4.1 Release Candidate 2

Sanket Agrawal sanket.agrawal at
Sat Jan 28 17:13:11 CET 2012

On Sat, Jan 28, 2012 at 10:56 AM, Johan Tibell <johan.tibell at>wrote:

> On Sat, Jan 28, 2012 at 6:52 AM, Sanket Agrawal
> <sanket.agrawal at> wrote:
> > The reason I am asking is I want to try LLVM backend but GHC keeps
> > complaining about missing llvm tools (opt, llc). I checked LLVM webpage
> but
> > couldn't find information about how to determine what llvm tools are
> > installed on my Mac. My guess is XCode 4.1 comes with llvm backend for
> GCC,
> > but not standalone LLVM tools that GHC needs, and that upgrading to XCode
> > 4.2 would give me LLVM 3.0 tools as well. Please correct me if I got it
> > wrong.
> I just downloaded the LLVM binaries and put them somewhere on my PATH.

Yes, that is another possibility. I would like to keep it simple, and just
upgrade to XCode 4.2, instead of installing Clang+LLVM binaries separately,
if it is not an issue for GHC.
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