[Haskell-cafe] 64-bit vs 32-bit haskell platform on Mac: misleading notice on Platform website?

Bob Hutchison hutch-lists at recursive.ca
Wed Sep 26 13:16:31 CEST 2012

On 2012-09-26, at 1:44 AM, Carter Schonwald <carter.schonwald at gmail.com> wrote:

> what can we (the community ) do to address the fact that the haskell platform installer suggestions for os x are sadly completely backwards? (or am I completely wrong in my personal stance on this matter)

I'd much prefer the 64 bit myself, unfortunately http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/7040 affects the current version of the Haskell Platform. It's fixed in 7.6.x. This bug prevents me from using Yesod with the 64 bit version of 7.4.2, and it's not just Yesod affected…

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