GHC haskell support for arm64 and ppc64el

Stephen P. Villano stephen.p.villano at
Sun Mar 23 04:52:31 UTC 2014

On 3/23/14, 12:04 AM, James Haigh wrote:
> Hello,
>     I've just realised that there's a bit more hope for this.
The very words I say every morning when I look in the mirror.
The later results were dubious.  ;)
> On 6 March 2014 11:47:41 GMT+00:00, Colin Watson <cjwatson at
> <mailto:cjwatson at>> wrote:
> >On Wed, Mar 05, 2014 at 05:18:16PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> >> The best information I can find is in
> >>
> >,
> >> which does suggest that there might be some hope, [...]
> >I've left a comment on the ghcarm blog asking for more information on
> >the patch set they used.
> I too left a comment, and emailed the author, Karel Gardas. I didn't
> realise until now that Karel had replied to me and answered everyone's
> comments within less than 4 hours of my email; all 6 comments were
> posted or moderation-approved on the 6th. I'm disappointed with myself
> for missing Karel's replies, but nevertheless, at least I can now say
> that you should now have the information you asked for. The replies
> seem to be in depth.
> On 5 March 2014 16:40:59 GMT+00:00, Colin Watson <cjwatson at
> <mailto:cjwatson at>> wrote:
> >[...] Realistically, in the absence of
> >a real Haskell expert interested in Ubuntu with access to this
> >hardware, [...]
> I'm not sure about the hardware access, but Karel seems to have made a
> lot of progress in this respect, having a blog about it, and tells me
> is also interested in and uses Ubuntu.
>     Hopefully you should now be able to solve the problems in the way
> of getting this to work. Good luck with your efforts; I'm very
> enthusiastic to see if you can solve this!
> Best regards,
> James Haigh.

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