[Haskell-cafe] GLfloat on a Mac

Conor McBride conor at strictlypositive.org
Tue Aug 12 06:27:30 EDT 2008

On 12 Aug 2008, at 11:19, Jules Bean wrote:

> Conor McBride wrote:
>> This sounds like bad news to me. I wonder how broken this
>> G5 ghc is for a G4. Perhaps it should be labelled G5
>> rather than PowerPC in the large print. I'm quite scared
>> about trying to build ghc: I worry that it may involve
>> confronting large areas of my ignorance.
>> I'm running Mac OS X 10.4.11 on a 1.5GHz PowerPC G4
>> PowerBook with 768MB of memory. I've got gcc 4.0.0.
>> I'm using the 6.8.3 build whose entry on this page
> FWIW, I use ghc on my G4 and I got it by compiling from MacPorts.
> It took the best part of  day, but the resulting binary works.

I'm not sure whirl is the right word, but I'll give it one anyway.



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