[Haskell-cafe] iPhone/Android and Haskell [Was: Embedded funcional programming?]

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Mon Apr 19 02:42:30 EDT 2010

> On 19 April 2010 05:29, Don Stewart <dons at galois.com> wrote:
> > That's great info -- we do have an unregisterised ARM port of GHC in
> > Debian, iirc. (And the LLVM backend can generate ARM code too)
> Sounds good. With regards to LLVM, what dependencies does LLVM ARM
> code have? Android has gnu libraries not llvm, i don't know if that is
> okay.
> A superior approach would be to compile haskell to Java or Dalvik
> bytecode (or even JVM bytecode if it doesn't use any JIT features;
> then we can compile that to dalvik bytecode), but this is obviously
> more work if we already have an ARM port.

More work also in that you need to port the runtime system to Java...

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