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ghc844 Compiler for the functional language Haskell
8.4.4 lang Deleted on this many watch lists=0 search for ports that depend on this port Find issues related to this port Report an issue related to this port View this port on Repology. pkg-fallout 8.4.4Version of this port present on the latest quarterly branch.
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Port Added: 2019-01-05 10:07:54
Last Update: 2019-05-28 15:53:04
SVN Revision: 502898
Also Listed In: haskell
SVNWeb : git : Homepage
pkg-plist: as obtained via: make generate-plist
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  1. /usr/local/share/licenses/ghc844-8.4.4/
  2. /usr/local/share/licenses/ghc844-8.4.4/LICENSE
  3. /usr/local/share/licenses/ghc844-8.4.4/BSD3CLAUSE
  4. bin/ghc
  5. bin/ghci
  6. bin/ghc-pkg
  7. bin/runhaskell
  8. bin/runghc
  9. bin/haddock
  10. bin/hp2ps
  11. bin/hpc
  12. bin/hsc2hs
  13. bin/ghc-8.4.4
  14. bin/ghci-8.4.4
  15. bin/ghc-pkg-8.4.4
  16. bin/haddock-ghc-8.4.4
  17. bin/runghc-8.4.4
  18. man/man1/ghc.1.gz
  19. @postexec /bin/ln -sf %D/bin/haddock-ghc-8.4.4 %D/bin/haddock || return true
  20. @postunexec /bin/rm -f %D/bin/haddock || return true
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Dependency lines:
  • ghc844>0:lang/ghc844
  • ghc-7.4.*
  • ghc-7.6.*
  • ghc-7.8.*
  • ghc-7.10.*
  • ghc-8.0.*
  • ghc-8.4.3
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PKGNAME: ghc844
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ONLY_FOR_ARCHS: amd64 i386
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Build dependencies:
  1. sphinx-build : textproc/py-sphinx
  2. autoconf>=2.69 : devel/autoconf
  3. automake>=1.16.1 : devel/automake
  4. gmake : devel/gmake
  5. perl5>=5.28.r1<5.29 : lang/perl5.28
Library dependencies:
  1. : devel/libffi
  2. : math/gmp
  3. : converters/libiconv
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Port Moves
  • port deleted on 2019-05-28
    REASON: Old versions of GHC are removed from ports. Use devel/stack and appropriate resolver to install this version of GHC for your user only

Number of commits found: 4

Commit History - (may be incomplete: see SVNWeb link above for full details)
28 May 2019 15:53:04
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:502898  8.4.4
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Merge lang/ghcXXX ports into lang/ghc.
Remove OPTIONS support from library Haskell ports.
Do not install documentation by library Haskell ports.
Remove deprecation notice from library ports, that still needed.

PR:		224083
Approved by:	tcberner (mentor)
Differential Revision:
09 May 2019 05:35:24
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:501074  8.4.4
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lang/gch84[34]: bump LLVM_VERSION to 60

- llvm50 was removed, which breaks poudriere on arm.
- this might not fix it, but at least blocks poudrire no longer

Reported by:	antoine
29 Mar 2019 04:53:53
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:497066  8.4.4
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Drop ARM support for GHC 8.4 and update bootstrap compilers to 8.6.3.

ARM support required LLVM 5, which is getting pushed out of ports.

Submitted by:	Mikael Urankar <>
Approved by:	tcberner (mentor)
Differential Revision:
05 Jan 2019 10:07:41
Original commit files touched by this commit Revision:489316  8.4.4
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lang/ghc844: Create a port out of lang/ghc.

Approved by:	tcberner (mentor)

Number of commits found: 4