Subject: Re: Some questions about lang/ghc
To: Blair Sadewitz <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Matthias Kilian <email@example.com>
Date: 06/19/2007 20:42:57
Blair Sadewitz wrote:
> Currently, I'm doing an unregistered build for amd64 using a lightly
> modified tarball of hc files from OpenBSD/amd64.
Good luck. I'm not sure how OS dependent the HC files actually are.
> -- My bootstrap compiler is version 6.2.2. Is this OK, or should I
> generate a new set of hc files prior to submitting my results
> (assuming this beast compiles OK)?
Targetting 6.6.1? Then you *must* generate the HC files with 6.6.1.
If you've a working 6.2.2:
- build 6.6.1 natively, i.e. bootstrap it using 6.2.2.
- install 6.6.1 and make clean.
- rebuild 6.6.1, bootstrapping from the installed 6.6.1, dancing the
If it helps, I'd send you my current ghc-6.6.1 port for OpenBSD.
It works fine so far, but be warned that there's a lot of hackery
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