[Haskell-cafe] raspberrypi and ghci

Vasili I. Galchin vigalchin at gmail.com
Tue Mar 10 05:14:42 UTC 2015

Hi Ben,

        Cabal also doesn't seem to be supported on raspberrypi??

         What is the URL of your group that is porting Haskell  to the


On Sunday, March 8, 2015, Ben Gamari <ben at smart-cactus.org> wrote:

> "Vasili I. Galchin" <vigalchin at gmail.com <javascript:;>> writes:
> > Hello,
> >
> > I have a B++ pi. I did a "apt-get install haskell-platform. No "
> > ghci"!. So I did a google on this issue. Circa 2013 ghci seemed to be
> > an issue with raspberrypi/arm. What is the current status of "ghci" on
> > the pi/arm??.
> >
> With dynamic linking and the LLVM backend GHC 7.8 is quite usable on
> ARM. Unfortunately, much of the distributions' packaging hasn't been
> updated to reflect this. Debian builds in experimental (starting with
> 7.8.20141119-8) now build GHCi on ARM; it may take a while for this to
> propagate to Raspbian. When I have more bandwidth I'll see if we might
> be able to start providing some unofficial Debian builds for ARM
> platforms.
> Cheers,
> - Ben
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