[Haskell-cafe] Re: Anyone up for Google SoC 2010?

phil phil at beadling.co.uk
Thu Mar 11 17:02:42 EST 2010

Would be great to see GHC on Maemo.  I recently bought an N900 and
googled around to see if this is possible to write Haskell for the

The short answer is 'not easily'

There are some old notes on getting previous versions compiling, but
nothing up to date....

I gave up pretty quickly :-(

On Wed, 2010-03-10 at 17:43 -0500, Yakov Zaytsev wrote:
> I've got N900 recently and saw that according to this page
> http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/Platforms
> it's not possible to run GHC and GHCi easily on ARM. This sucks.
> I want to propose a project "bring GHC back to life on arm-linux". It is
> supposed that the outcome will be a package for Maemo 5.
> Actually, I want to apply for this project as a student. I hope to make
> NCG for ARM working in some sense.
> Dear list, what do you think about it?
> -- Yakov
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