[Haskell-cafe] Ease of Haskell development on OS X?
leimy2k at gmail.com
Fri Mar 20 16:28:08 EDT 2009
On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 1:05 PM, David Leimbach <leimy2k at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 20, 2009 at 11:06 AM, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:
>> > Don Stewart wrote:
>> >> Yes, anything that is relevant to the development experience on this
>> >> platform. Remember: it is more than just getting ghc. How do they get
>> >> hold of new libraries and apps? Is cabal-install available?
>> > Since GHC is written in Haskell, do you need to have another Haskell
>> > compiler installed before GHC 6.10.1 can be installed through MacPorts?
>> It bootstraps itself.
> ??? GHC does or MacPorts does. My experience was that you needed GHC to
> build GHC :-)
To be clear the download page says you must have an older version of GHC to
"The source distribution needs an installed GHC (version 6.4.2 at least). If
your platform isn't currently supported with a binary distribution, then
you'll need to consult the section on Porting
the Building Guide."
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