Changes between Version 7 and Version 8 of WindowsGhc


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Nov 8, 2012 2:53:48 PM (20 months ago)
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  • WindowsGhc

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    77== Building 32-bit Windows programs == 
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    9 Current releases of GHC support building 32bit programs on Windows. They ship with a small [http://mingw.org/ MinGW] system bundled, which provides tools (such as a C compiler, linker and assembler) that are used by the compiler. 
     9Current releases of GHC provide a 32bit Windows version for building 32bit programs on Windows. It ships with a small [http://mingw.org/ MinGW] system bundled, which provides tools (such as a C compiler, linker and assembler) that are used by the compiler. 
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    1111== Building 64-bit Windows programs == 
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    13 No current release of GHC supports building 64bit programs on Windows, but there is an [http://www.haskell.org/ghc/dist/win64_alpha1/ alpha release] that does, and it is expected that from GHC 7.6 it will be a supported platform. 
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    15 It includes a small [http://mingw-w64.sourceforge.net/ MinGW-w64] system, which provides tools (such as a C compiler, linker and assembler) that are used by the compiler. 
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    17 There are currently no known bugs that are specific to 64-bit Windows. If you encounter any problems, please [http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/ReportABug file a bug]. 
     13Releases of GHC since 7.6.1 also provide a 64bit Windows version for building 64bit programs on Windows. It ships with a [http://mingw-w64.sourceforge.net/ MinGW-w64] system bundled, which provides tools (such as a C compiler, linker and assembler) that are used by the compiler. 
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    1915== Building on Windows == 
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    2117Build instructions for Windows are incorporated in the [wiki:Building Building Guide].  In particular, here is how to [wiki:Building/Preparation/Windows set up your Windows system for building GHC]. 
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