[Haskell-cafe] Haskell on the Playstation 3? :-)

Neil Mitchell ndmitchell at gmail.com
Sat Aug 25 20:11:49 EDT 2007


> Another option would be to port the yhi bytecode interpreter to run on
> PalmOS. I tried this, but I ran into three problems:
>  1. libgmp dependency

This is no longer an issue, we now have a flag to not require libgmp,
which makes type Integer = Int

>  2. build system requires Python (scons).

Still alas, but we'd like to fix it.

> If PalmOS is really un-POSIX compatible, it may be easier to write a
> custom compiler that compiles YHC or GHC Core to PalmOS. Well, the
> first time you try to write a compiler from Core -> ??? is
> difficult, but the second time around is a lot easier ;)

We have compilers from Yhc Core to everything nowadays. One to Lisp
shouldn't be too tricky, if someone wanted to take that direction.



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