[Haskell-cafe] haskell compiler on NetBSD amd64
dons at galois.com
Sat May 10 18:03:39 EDT 2008
> I've to admit that the ghc port for OpenBSD is a little bit weird ;-)
> (but not as weird as my current work on ghc-6.8 for OpenBSD)
What's your plan for the OpenBSD port, Kili?
> > as apparently 6.8 is known to not build from .hc files. I don't
> > understand `with headers starting to diverge'.
> Nor do I, but I guess Don meant significant differences in system
> libraries (between NetBSD and OpenBSD).
That's what I meant. When you take the .hc files from OpenBSD to NetBSD,
there's going to be some breakages in the C layer.
So better to do the x86 -> amd64 port, staying on NetBSD, I think.
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