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Re: Import wig/ghc as lang/ghc7 (Re: Removing packages without DESTDIR support)

I think the real question is how the bootstrapping process

Please correct me if I'm wrong here with anything.

If I recall correctly the old cross-compiling, resp.
port-to-new-platform, method for ghc is creating some C files on
a platform where you have ghc working and then compile that on
the other platform.

I think there was even a bootstrapping process similar to
Objective Caml planned where you get the compiler written in
Objective Caml with just a C compiler installed.  But I do not
know how far they are with this and if they really do/have
implemented that.


On Fri, Dec 13, 2013 at 04:35:01PM +0900, OBATA Akio wrote:
> I know what did he ask.
> But ghc is compiled with C compiler originally/finally,
> then such tracing continue to "Were your C compiler come from?".
> Moreover, ghc is built with two stage.
> What's the point of such further tracking?

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