[Haskell-cafe] Looking for portable Haskell or Haskell like language

Tim Docker tim at dockerz.net
Sun Apr 28 13:23:07 CEST 2013

On 27/04/13 15:21, Christopher Howard wrote:
> Hi. I've got this work situation where I've got to do all my work on
> /ancient/ RHEL5 systems, with funky software configurations, and no root
> privileges. I wanted to install GHC in my local account, but the gnu
> libc version is so old (2.5!) that I can't even get the binary packages
> to install.

You can use GHC on RHEL 5 machines, it's just very tedious to set up. A 
blog post I wrote a while ago describes the process:


I still use this, though now I have an extra step to build build GHC 
7.4.2 atop of 7.0.3.


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