[Haskell-cafe] Re: Haskell on ARM (was Re: ANN: Topkata)

Simon Peyton-Jones simonpj at microsoft.com
Wed Jul 16 15:52:00 EDT 2008

| Linux Nokia-N810-42-19 2.6.21-omap1 #2 Fri Nov 16 16:24:58 EET 2007
| armv6l unknown
| I would love a working GHC implementation on it, if for nothing else
| than how awesome it would be. Whether that means using a C back-end or
| native compilation doesn't matter to me so much.
| I might be one to attempt this, as I know C and ARM-ish asm decently
| well and have a powerful desktop to compile on. I have no familiarity
| with GHC internals, though. Lastly, I won't have anything like the time
| to attempt this seriously until mid-September or so.

That's good.  John Dias is hard at work on GHC's back end, and we should be in reasonable shape by mid Sept.  Better still a month later...   Keep us posted with what you do.


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