|Summary:||No PPC64 build of ghc|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||Bryan O'Sullivan <bos>|
|Component:||ghc||Assignee:||Jiri Skala <jskala>|
|Status:||CLOSED NEXTRELEASE||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Version:||15||CC:||aglotov, bos, dan, haskell-devel, jeremy, loupgaroublond, petersen|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
|Doc Text:||Story Points:||---|
|Last Closed:||2011-06-06 06:15:54 UTC||Type:||---|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
|Cloudforms Team:||---||Target Upstream Version:|
|Bug Depends On:|
|Bug Blocks:||238953, 239752, 246051|
Description Bryan O'Sullivan 2007-05-10 17:50:39 UTC
Not ported to ppc64 yet.
Comment 1 David Woodhouse 2007-05-10 17:56:21 UTC
mail me a ssh public key; you can have an account on a suitable box :)
Comment 2 Jens Petersen 2007-05-10 23:54:33 UTC
*** Bug 239751 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 3 Jens Petersen 2007-05-10 23:56:03 UTC
As I commented in the above bug: I think older versions of ghc have been built for ppc64 on debian and gentoo. Might need to do a multistage bootstrap...
Comment 4 Jeremy Hinegardner 2007-07-25 19:40:19 UTC
Not sure if this bug should get some attention soon, I was just notified that we now have broken build dependencies in development. python-vcpx (used by tailor) depends on darcs.
Comment 5 Jens Petersen 2007-07-26 02:17:30 UTC
Yup it would be good to have - unfortunately it is quite a lot of work. I found ghc-6.4.2 for ppc64 in gentoo and just sent mail to glasgow-haskell list and the PPC SIG people for input and help.
Comment 6 Jens Petersen 2007-07-26 02:20:14 UTC
Comment 7 Dan Horák 2007-08-17 19:35:17 UTC
(In reply to comment #4) > Not sure if this bug should get some attention soon, I was just notified that we > now have broken build dependencies in development. python-vcpx (used by tailor) > depends on darcs. python-vcpx has runtime dependency on darcs
Comment 8 Jens Petersen 2007-08-20 00:41:52 UTC
Yes, we're well aware of the problem. Unfortunately bootstrapping ghc on ppc64 is non-trivial. :-/ I have started some work on it but it is currently stalled (I hope to return to it soon again).
Comment 9 Jens Petersen 2008-01-10 07:47:16 UTC
Forgot to update on my last attempt a while back, but unfortunately it was not successful. I ran into some missing symbol problems when I tried to bootstrap from a binary from gentoo IIRC.
Comment 10 David Woodhouse 2008-04-18 12:37:25 UTC
http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/1346 discusses bootstrap issues with ghc-6.8. We might find it easier to bootstrap on ppc64 than in the general case, because we can run ppc32 binaries.
Comment 11 David Woodhouse 2008-04-18 16:21:59 UTC
I followed the cross-compile instructions at http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/Building/Porting to build ghc-6.61 in a Fedora 7 mock root. It doesn't seem to work correctly, though. The newly-built 'ghc-inplace' compiler just gets stuck, with a zombie 'gcc' child, in select(): mock-chroot> ../compiler/ghc-inplace -v -optc-O -optc-Wall -optc-W -optc-Wstrict-prototypes -optc-Wmissing-prototypes -optc-Wmissing-declarations -optc-Winline -optc-Waggregate-return -optc-Wbad-function-cast -optc-I../includes -optc-I. -optc-Iparallel -optc-DCOMPILING_RTS -optc-fomit-frame-pointer -optc-DNOSMP -optc-fno-strict-aliasing -H16m -O -optc-O2 -optc-DNOSMP -static -I. -#include HCIncludes.h -fvia-C -dcmm-lint -c Adjustor.c -o Adjustor.o Glasgow Haskell Compiler, Version 6.6.1, for Haskell 98, compiled by GHC version 6.6.1 Using package config file: /builddir/build/BUILD/ghc-6.6.1/driver/package.conf.inplace wired-in package base not found. wired-in package rts mapped to rts-1.0 wired-in package haskell98 not found. wired-in package template-haskell not found. Hsc static flags: -funregisterised -static -static Created temporary directory: /tmp/ghc27293_0 *** C Compiler: gcc -x c Adjustor.c -o /tmp/ghc27293_0/ghc27293_0.s -v -S -Wimplicit -O -D__GLASGOW_HASKELL__=606 -DNO_REGS -DUSE_MINIINTERPRETER -O -Wall -W -Wstrict-prototypes -Wmissing-prototypes -Wmissing-declarations -Winline -Waggregate-return -Wbad-function-cast -I../includes -I. -Iparallel -DCOMPILING_RTS -fomit-frame-pointer -DNOSMP -fno-strict-aliasing -O2 -DNOSMP -I . -I /builddir/build/BUILD/ghc-6.6.1/includes -fwrapv
Comment 12 Bug Zapper 2008-05-14 02:53:26 UTC
Changing version to '9' as part of upcoming Fedora 9 GA. More information and reason for this action is here: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/BugZappers/HouseKeeping
Comment 13 Bryan O'Sullivan 2008-05-28 20:33:05 UTC
Unfortunately, I don't have cycles to do anything about this. Lowering priority.
Comment 14 Jens Petersen 2008-11-10 02:10:15 UTC
Seems gentoo are still working on ppc64: http://bugs.gentoo.org/206643
Comment 15 Bug Zapper 2008-11-26 01:54:00 UTC
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 10 development cycle. Changing version to '10'. More information and reason for this action is here: http://fedoraproject.org/wiki/BugZappers/HouseKeeping
Comment 16 Bug Zapper 2009-11-18 12:19:08 UTC
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Comment 17 Jens Petersen 2009-11-20 03:50:44 UTC
Given that ppc is now a secondary arch as of F13 I propose to close this. Of course if someone pushing the ppc arch wants to pick it up we are happy to work with them but it is no longer a priority for the Haskell SIG.
Comment 18 Jens Petersen 2011-05-25 09:01:16 UTC
Jiri Skala has been working on this recently. http://ppc.koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/packageinfo?packageID=1986
Comment 19 Jens Petersen 2011-06-02 02:52:44 UTC
ghc-7.0.2-16.2.fc15 is built for dist-f15: http://ppc.koji.fedoraproject.org/koji/buildinfo?buildID=40877 The ppc64 port has some restrictions though: no ghci so no TH (template haskell) and no threaded rts. Currently 5 library packages in fedora require TH.