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Re: GHC armel build

On Mon, Nov 19, 2007 at 01:45:59PM +0000, Martin Guy wrote:
> The fast testsuite gives 10 unexpected failures, all due to lack of
> assembly language support for calls to external C functions, lack of a
> native code generator and lack of dynamic library support under ARM. I
> assume the old-arm version has the same limitations and am running the
> fast test suite on old-arm to verify this, as well as the full
> testsuite on armel hoping to catch other problems.

Thanks, I verified from the GHC people that native code generator is not
needed, except for some minor cases. 7 arches in debian lack it, so it's
not a problem for us either.

I'll use your packages to build ghc on the buildd's, then we'll see how
the rest of ghc packages come out.

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