[Yhc] Can YHC compile itself?

Neil Mitchell ndmitchell at gmail.com
Mon Mar 13 05:34:13 EST 2006


The only thing stopping Yhc from being self hosting (as far as I know)
is library support. In particular the following libraries are used by
Yhc, but are not yet available with Yhc.


With all these it is not a fundamental problem that is stopping us,
rather that Data.Map and Data.Set import a large chunk of the
heirarchical libraries. We are slowly working towards this goal of
compiling more libraries with things like a -cpp flag and other
enhancements. Some of the libraries have been done, some remain to be

As far as I am aware, both the compiler and the runtime would support Yhc fine.



PS. And if you want a random estimate, I'd hop with about 2 months :)
Perhaps Tom could give a better guess?

On 3/11/06, Adam Megacz <megacz at cs.berkeley.edu> wrote:
> Hey, just wondering how far YHC is from being able to self-host...
> anybody have an idea?
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