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Re: Import wig/ghc as lang/ghc7 (Re: Removing packages without DESTDIR support)
On Fri, Dec 13, 2013 at 08:41:28AM +0100, Matthias Kretschmer wrote:
> I think the real question is how the bootstrapping process
No, I know how the bootstrapping works. It is a nuisance. See earlier
posts in this thread, and below.
The question is whether obache's bootstrap kits are derived from the
wip/ghc bootstrap kits, which are binary blobs prepared by a wip
committer... who while presumably a perfectly upstanding citizen is
nonetheless not a developer.
This question has been asked repeatedly and the answers continue to be
> 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.
That is no longer supported. The only supported way to compile ghc is
David A. Holland
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