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Re: lang/ghc for netbsd amd64?
> Why isnt lang/ghc avaible for NetBSD amd64?
You could ask the ghc maintainers? :-)
Briefly, porting ghc is Not Trivial.
A few months back I made a few stabs at trying to make it run on amd64
and macppc. If I recall correctly, the GHC build system wants to use an
existing ghc during the build, and has serious issues related to cross-
builds, particularly when the target architecture has different data
sizes than the host, as is the case when doing i386 -> amd64.
For macppc (I tried on 3.1), I managed to get a first-phase interpreted
ghc to build, but I got stuck on issues related to the linker when trying
to build a "native" ghc; specifically ld failed to pick up objects in
some of the built libraries even though the symbols it wanted were
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