Error building ghc on raspberry pi.

Neil Davies semanticphilosopher at
Sat Jan 12 13:38:44 CET 2013


I've found myself wanting to get GHC 7.4.2 (need TemplateHaskell for something) working on the rapberry pi - can you (or anyone out there) share where you are at?

My starting point is the raspian image of 2012-12-18-wheezy-raspian that has GHC 7.4.1 on it...


On 11 Jan 2013, at 20:25, roconnor at wrote:

> On Thu, 10 Jan 2013, Karel Gardas wrote:
>> Hmm, are you using Raspbian? I.e. hard-float abi caught my eye in case of ARMv6/ARM11 chip here...
>> I'm afraid LLVM is not well guided in your case so could you be so kind and test if adding -optlc=-mattr=+vfp2 helps? You need to add it to your probably and you will need to rebuild everything again...
> Add it to the GhcLibHcOpts?
>> Cheers,
>> Karel
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