I had similar work situation before. What I did was: install a CentOS virtual machine on Windows at home (CentOS version should be compatible to your RHEL5 version, and do not update it), then play with Haskell within CentOS. Your executables will be runnable on RHEL5.
On Sat, Apr 27, 2013 at 1:20 PM, Siraaj Khandkar <sir...@khandkar.net>wrote: > > On Apr 27, 2013, at 1:21 AM, Christopher Howard < > christopher.how...@frigidcode.com> wrote: > > > Hi. I've got this work situation where I've got to do all my work on > > /ancient/ RHEL5 systems, with funky software configurations, and no root > > privileges. I wanted to install GHC in my local account, but the gnu > > libc version is so old (2.5!) that I can't even get the binary packages > > to install. > > > > I've had success installing some other simple functional languages (like > > CLISP) on these same systems, so I was wondering if there was perhaps > > another language very similar to Haskell (but presumably simpler) with a > > super portable compiler easily built from source, which I could try. > > I successfully built and used OCaml 4.0.0 on a 32 bit RHEL 5 box a few > months ago. > > https://github.com/ocaml/ocaml > > > > I'll admit -- I haven't tried the HUGS compiler for Haskell. The quick > > description didn't make it sound much more portable than GHC, but I > > guess I could try it if I heard some good reasons to think it would be > > more portable. > > > > -- > > frigidcode.com > > > > _______________________________________________ > > Haskell-Cafe mailing list > > Haskell-Cafe@haskell.org > > http://www.haskell.org/mailman/listinfo/haskell-cafe > > -- > Siraaj Khandkar > .o. o.o ..o o.. .o. > ..o .oo o.o .oo ..o > ooo .o. .oo oo. ooo > > > > _______________________________________________ > Haskell-Cafe mailing list > Haskell-Cafe@haskell.org > http://www.haskell.org/mailman/listinfo/haskell-cafe >
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