[Haskell-cafe] SMP support in GHC 6.6 on PPC Macs

Ian Lynagh igloo at earth.li
Sat Dec 9 12:46:00 EST 2006

On Sat, Nov 25, 2006 at 11:28:13PM +0000, Ivan Tomac wrote:
> I've noticed that code compiled with -threaded doesn't like +RTS - 
> N<thread count> as an argument.
> This seems to be the case with both the binary distribution of GHC  
> 6.6 at www.haskell.org/ghc as well as the version I built from sources.
> I got rid of all the old versions of GHC on my system and ghc -- 
> version reports 6.6. So I'm guessing this is a bug?

PowerPC isn't listed as an arch that supports SMP, but I can't see a
reason why it shouldn't be. I've just pushed a patch adding it to the


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