Opened 15 years ago

Closed 20 months ago

#617 closed task (fixed)

Alpha port

Reported by: simonmar Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: Compiler Version: None
Keywords: Cc:
Operating System: Unknown/Multiple Architecture: alpha
Type of failure: None/Unknown Test Case: N/A
Blocked By: Blocking:
Related Tickets: #7339 Differential Rev(s):
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Description (last modified by igloo)

The Alpha port has rotted considerably. 64-bit support has never been tested/debugged in the new (post 4.00) runtime system, and the native code generator for Alpha needs updating after major changes to the machine independent parts.


  • alpha-*-linux
  • alpha-*-freebsd
  • alpha-*-osf (?)

Change History (5)

comment:1 Changed 10 years ago by simonmar

  • Architecture set to Unknown
  • Description modified (diff)
  • difficulty set to Difficult (1 week)
  • Operating System set to Unknown

comment:2 Changed 10 years ago by igloo

  • Architecture changed from Unknown to alpha
  • Description modified (diff)
  • Milestone set to _|_
  • Test Case set to N/A

comment:3 Changed 8 years ago by simonmar

  • Operating System changed from Unknown to Unknown/Multiple

comment:4 Changed 7 years ago by simonmar

  • difficulty changed from Difficult (1 week) to Difficult (2-5 days)

comment:5 Changed 20 months ago by thomie

  • Resolution changed from None to fixed
  • Status changed from new to closed
  • Type of failure set to None/Unknown

GHC on alpha seems to have been working at least as recent as November 2012, see #7339.

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