[darcs-users] Re: New To Darcs

Ian Lynagh igloo at earth.li
Thu Mar 17 06:59:15 UTC 2005

On Tue, Mar 15, 2005 at 10:32:29AM +0000, Ralph Corderoy wrote:
> Stephane Bortzmeyer wrote:
> > > 2. Does anyone have a darcs client for Linux arm? 
> > 
> > It seems that ARM and Mips are architectures for which ghc (the
> > Haskell compiler) has trouble. At least on Debian, ghc does not seem
> > to run on the ARM:
> > 
> > http://packages.debian.org/unstable/devel/ghc6
> One day this lack of portability will be tackled if darcs is to become
> widespread.  How depends on who has got the time to do the tackling.
> :-)

For Debian, this will wait until arm switches to IEEE float
representation, likely to happen when gcc switches 4.0.

Unless someone sends a patch to support the current representation in
the mean time, of course  :-)


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