[Haskell-cafe] Re: Distributing a GHC-compiled binary for Macs (x86)

Christian Maeder maeder at tzi.de
Fri Mar 9 04:19:21 EST 2007

Arjun Guha schrieb:
> Hi,
> I compiled a binary using GHC 6.6 on my Mac (specifically, using ghc
> --make).  This binary seems to depend on the GNU MP framework--I
> imagine GHC uses it to implement its numeric tower.
> However, Macs that don't have GHC installed don't seem to have GMP, so
> I'll guess that it was installed along with the GHC binary.  Is there
> any way to get around this GMP dependency?  I expect the binary to be
> used on Macs that don't have GHC installed.  It would be acceptable if
> I instructed Mac-users to download a binary installer for GMP, but I
> haven't been able to find one.
> Any hints or suggestions would be appreciated.  Thanks.

We tell our users to install a GMP.framework and a GNUreadline.framework:


Cheers Christian

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