[Haskell-cafe] Re: ghc on CentOS 5 ?

Thomas Fee gasbeing at gmail.com
Sun Dec 14 22:02:42 EST 2008

> Jeff Heard <jefferson.r.heard <at> gmail.com> writes:
> I had luck building the latest GHC from source using the ghc 6.6
> binary build to bootstrap.  The 6.8+ binary builds run into a timer
> issue, at least on 64 bit CentOS that causes them to bork out during
> the configure script.
> 2008/12/12 Steve Lihn <stevelihn <at> gmail.com>:
> > I recently got a CentOS server, but noticed that ghc rpm is not available
> > from CentOS yum. After investigation, I found ghc is in Fedora repository,
> > but does not make its way to EPEL, which yum on CentOS can use.
> > (http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/epel/5/x86_64/)
> >
> > Is there any plan to get it to EPEL? Or is there any missing piece
> > preventing it?
> > Thanks, Steve

I don't understand this. I went to
http://download.fedora.redhat.com/pub/epel/5/x86_64/ and did not see ghc. I
thought ghc is there for fedora but not for centos. And Jeff is saying that one
may as well just build it from source?

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