[Haskell-cafe] How to install GhC on a Mac without registering?

Malcolm Wallace malcolm.wallace at me.com
Mon Jun 6 16:47:57 CEST 2011

On 6 Jun 2011, at 13:49, Lyndon Maydwell wrote:

> I would be fantastic if XCode wasn't a dependency.  ...
> Not to detract at all from the work of the wonderful GHC and Haskell
> Platform contributors in any way. For me it would just make it that
> much easier to convince mac-using friends to give Haskell a try.

The ghc team already bundle a copy of gcc in their Windows distribution, precisely because it can be fiddly to get a working copy of gcc for that platform otherwise.  I wonder if they would consider the possibility of shipping gcc on Mac too?  (There may be good reasons not to do that, but let's have the discussion.)


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