How to get started with a new backend?

Jason Dagit dagitj at
Mon Jan 28 17:43:16 CET 2013

On Jan 27, 2013, at 10:35 PM, Christopher Done <chrisdone at> wrote:

>> The trac claims that ghc can compile itself to C so that only standard gnu C tools are needed to build an unregistered compiler.
> Wait, it can? Where's that?

Look at unregistered builds. For example:

I don't know how we'll it works, but the generated code is meant for people porting GHC to a new platform.

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