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Re: GHC arm64 porting


Am Mittwoch, den 02.04.2014, 23:44 +0100 schrieb Colin Watson:
> On Tue, Apr 01, 2014 at 02:49:51PM +0200, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> > Am Dienstag, den 01.04.2014, 13:16 +0100 schrieb Colin Watson:
> > > I've attached the arm64-specific parts of the current patch I'm working
> > > with, most of which are due to Karel Gardas.  Assuming that I actually
> > > manage to build 7.6 (which is by no means a given), would it be
> > > acceptable to apply something like this patch set to the Debian
> > > packaging?
> > 
> > Sure! Just let us know when you actually want it to be included.
> Right, thanks.  Continuing the saga here:
>   http://www.haskell.org/pipermail/haskell-cafe/2014-April/113408.html

I think that on glasgow-haskell-users you are more likely to reach the
right audience.

> I'm running a build test on harris; if that works then I'll send it
> upstream and push it to darcs.


> armel (which for the record I only care about in the sort of abstract
> way that I care about all architectures working) is a different matter.
> compiler/cbits/genSym.c is a new file in 7.8, and it uses atomic_inc.
> armel is our only architecture where the implementation of atomic_inc
> isn't entirely inline.  I'm not sure of the proper fix, though; I
> suppose the compiler could link against libHSrts (maybe only when
> needed) but I have no idea whether that's reasonable.  I've filed an
> upstream bug:
>   https://ghc.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/8951

Also thanks.


Joachim "nomeata" Breitner
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