[Haskell-cafe] Re: Where did House/hOp go?

Creighton Hogg wchogg at gmail.com
Thu Oct 16 17:30:35 EDT 2008

On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 3:47 PM, Kenny Graunke <kenny at whitecape.org> wrote:
> Hello!
> On Thu, Oct 16, 2008, Donnie Jones <donnie at darthik.com> wrote:
> [snip]
>> The site is working for me even now.
>> Unfortunately, the site hasn't really been updated much over the past
>> couple of years and when I e-mailed some people on the Programatica
>> project about the status of House & Osker I never got anything back.
>> The biggest obstacle you may find when trying to set up House & hOp is
>> that hOp is based upon a modified version of a very old GHC and from
>> the last time I looked at it the GHC runtime has changed enough that
>> making a new hOp will be non-trivial.
> Indeed!  House 0.8, as listed on the official programatica page, is
> based on GHC 6.2...not so fun to work with these days.
> I've spent the last year or so working on House as part of my research,
> and have updated it to GHC 6.8.2 (with a lot of help).  You can get a
> copy of my unofficial "House 0.8.91" sources here:
> http://web.cecs.pdx.edu/~kennyg/house/
> It's still a bit of a challenge to build.  Notably, you'll need a 32-bit
> Linux system - it doesn't build on 64-bit linux nor Mac OS X (yet).
> If you just want a floppy image, you may as well stick with House 0.8 from
> http://programatica.cs.pdx.edu/House/ ... it's basically the same.

Awesome!  Thanks for working on this!

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