wiki:WindowsGhc

Windows Support for GHC

GHC on Windows is supported by the Windows Task Force.

Versions supported

GHC Version <= WinNT4 Win2k WinXP Vista Win7 Win8 Win10
7.8
7.10
8.0

Note that Vista must be patched with KB2533623.

Building 32-bit Windows programs

Current releases of GHC provide a 32-bit Windows version for building 32-bit programs on Windows. It ships with a small MinGW-w64 system bundled, which provides tools (such as a C compiler, linker and assembler) that are used by the compiler.

Building 64-bit Windows programs

Releases of GHC since 7.6.1 also provide a 64bit Windows version for building 64bit programs on Windows. It ships with a MinGW-w64 system bundled, which provides tools (such as a C compiler, linker and assembler) that are used by the compiler.

Building on Windows

Build instructions for Windows are incorporated in the Building Guide. In particular, here is how to set up your Windows system for building GHC.

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