GHC haskell support for arm64 and ppc64el

Colin Watson cjwatson at
Thu Mar 27 12:28:54 UTC 2014

On Wed, Mar 26, 2014 at 10:34:04AM +0000, Gianfranco Costamagna wrote:
>    Seems that fedora is bootstrapping ghc for ppc64
>    Revert "bootstrap from ghc-7.4.2-11.2.fc19 x86_64 and ppc64"epel7
>    use cpio --make-directories
>    install ghc-base.ppc64 on ppc64
>    bootstrap from ghc-7.4.2-11.2.fc19 x86_64 and ppc64
>    do you think it is enough for trying in ubuntu?

ppc64 (i.e. big-endian) isn't the same as ppc64el (i.e. little-endian).
The architecture isn't endian-switchable in userspace.  So no, I'm
afraid that doesn't help much; it still leaves us bootstrapping from

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at]

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