[Haskell-cafe] building ghc on arch linux ARM?
thomas.dubuisson at gmail.com
Mon Apr 9 01:15:13 CEST 2012
On Sun, Apr 8, 2012 at 4:03 PM, Francesco Mazzoli <f at mazzo.li> wrote:
> No, it is not possible to build GHC without GHC. Building GHC on ARM is
> going to be extremely tricky (I'm not sure anyone has ever done it).
I used to use an unregistered build of GHC built by someone in the
Debian community - it worked well enough.
> What you should be able to do easily with the next release is cross-compile
> to ARM through the LLVM backend.
> On 08/04/12 23:28, . wrote:
>> Hi Cafe,
>> I hope this is the right place to ask this kind of stuff.
>> I would like to try ghc on a panda board (armv7l) with arch linux.
>> There is apparently no pre-built package, so I was trying the
>> instructions to build, from here:
>> However, I still seem to need a ghc and ghc-pkg installed: I am getting
>> this error message:
>> checking for tar... /bin/tar
>> checking for gpatch... no
>> checking for patch... /usr/bin/patch
>> checking for dtrace... no
>> checking for HsColour... no
>> checking for xmllint... no
>> configure: WARNING: cannot find xmllint in your PATH, you will not be
>> able to validate your documentation
>> checking for xsltproc... no
>> configure: WARNING: cannot find xsltproc in your PATH, you will not be
>> able to build the HTML documentation
>> checking for dblatex... no
>> configure: WARNING: cannot find dblatex in your PATH, you will not be
>> able to build the PDF and PS documentation
>> checking for ghc-pkg matching ... configure: error: Cannot find matching
>> Does anyone know if it is possible to build ghc without ghc on this
>> I was using the tarball sources for ghc 7.4.1.
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