Opened 15 years ago

Closed 3 years ago

#110 closed feature request (wontfix)

Cygwin binaries

Reported by: fizzgig Owned by:
Priority: lowest Milestone:
Component: None Version: None
Keywords: Cc:
Operating System: Windows Architecture: Unknown/Multiple
Type of failure: None/Unknown Test Case: N/A
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Description (last modified by kfrdbs)

A complete set of binaries for ghc and ghci under 
cygwin would be really nice.

Using the win32-version works, but is far from satisfying.

GHCI does not recognize the arrow keys, thus no 
command history (annoying errors instead) and I've 
heard others complain about problem with linking, since 
win32-ghc uses it's own gcc.

I tried to compile ghc myself, but gave up after a few 
hours.

Please compile it and include it in cygwin's auto-update 
system.

Change History (13)

comment:1 Changed 14 years ago by hafnert

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That would be really great! I tried to cross compile on a
Linux box for Cygwin, but didn't succeed either.

comment:2 Changed 11 years ago by igloo

Architecture: Unknown
Description: modified (diff)
difficulty: Unknown
Operating System: Unknown
Test Case: N/A

comment:3 Changed 11 years ago by igloo

Milestone: _|_

comment:4 Changed 9 years ago by simonmar

Architecture: UnknownUnknown/Multiple

comment:5 Changed 9 years ago by simonmar

Operating System: UnknownUnknown/Multiple

comment:6 Changed 8 years ago by igloo

Owner: nobody deleted
Status: assignednew

comment:7 Changed 8 years ago by yairchu

Operating System: Unknown/MultipleWindows
Type of failure: None/Unknown

comment:8 Changed 8 years ago by jaalto

For more information about the Cygwin compilation can be found at bug http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/3740

comment:9 Changed 3 years ago by kfrdbs

Description: modified (diff)

comment:10 Changed 3 years ago by kfrdbs

Description: modified (diff)

comment:11 Changed 3 years ago by gintas

Are we sure we still want this? Mingw binaries are generally preferred on Windows, and the current ghc Windows build is quite usable.

comment:12 Changed 3 years ago by gintas

Priority: normallowest

comment:13 Changed 3 years ago by simonmar

Resolution: Nonewontfix
Status: newclosed
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