[Haskell-cafe] building ghc on arch linux ARM?

Francesco Mazzoli f at mazzo.li
Tue Apr 10 09:38:57 CEST 2012

On 10/04/12 07:28, Karel Gardas wrote:
> On 04/ 9/12 01:03 AM, Francesco Mazzoli 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).
> It's not that tricky at the end. Just install LLVM 3.0 and some OS
> supplied unregisterised GHC. Grab 7.4.1. sources and attempt to compile.
> This should produce even registerised build for you as a result of
> project initiated last summer by Stephen Blackheath. If you are curious
> about its history read some posts on http://ghcarm.wordpress.com/
> Cheers,
> Karel

Oh, I didn't notice that 7.4.1 shipped with this! Great stuff.


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