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The Glasgow Haskell Compiler is a robust, fully-featured, optimising compiler and interactive environment for Haskell 98, GHC compiles Haskell to either native code or C. It implements numerous experimental language extensions to Haskell 98; for example: concurrency, a foreign language interface, multi-parameter type classes, scoped type variables, existential and universal quantification, unboxed types, exceptions, weak pointers, and so on. GHC comes with a generational garbage collector, and a space and time profiler.


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Required to use gmp
Required to build happy
Required to build flex
Weak prerequisite haddock
Weak prerequisite docbook-utils
Required to use gcc

This entry (in part or in whole) was last reviewed on 5 March 2007.


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