[Haskell-cafe] GHC will not let me install

David Menendez dave at zednenem.com
Mon Sep 21 02:37:28 EDT 2009

On Sun, Sep 20, 2009 at 5:17 PM, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:
> jmstephens:
>> I am trying to install Xmonad on my Mac. I download GHC installer for mac the
>> .dmg from Haskell.org and when I install it gets stuck here
>> [img]http://www.jmstephens.99k.org/picture.png[/img] As you can see the install
>> button is grey and will not let me click it.
> Are you running Snow Leopard? If so, you need to build GHC manually
> first.
>    http://www.reddit.com/r/haskell/comments/9krbo/whats_the_status_of_ghc_on_the_64_bit_mac_osx/

I was able to install GHC on Snow Leopard using the Haskell Platform
installer. All that was required was (1) to install Xcode first, and
(2) to modify /usr/bin/ghc to include the flags -optc-m32 -opta-m32

Dave Menendez <dave at zednenem.com>

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