A few Questions ...
bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Tue Nov 14 06:06:11 EST 2006
Tuesday, November 14, 2006, 12:09:43 PM, you wrote:
>>>> only library dependencies matter. we can run any external tools during
>>>> compiling process, be it compiled by msvc, mingw or even cygwin
> You two are talking about different things, I think.
no, you misunderstood me. i'm talking about installed GHC. when GHC
compiles programs for me, it's free to use any tools - even cygwin
ones, after all. that is not important as long as these tools (and
dlls they require) are installed as part of ghc installation. what we
want (at least _i_ want) is to compile to VC-compatible obj files, so
that they can be mixed with code compiled by MS compilers
> Yes we want a GHC install that doesn't include any of the mingw tools, this is
> the whole point. However, during the GHC *build*, we are free to use
> cygwin/MSYS/mingw tools as much as we like - this is what Bulat is referring to.
> Dropping the use of cygwin/MSYS for the build system is a lot of work for not
> much gain right now.
and the same applies to the *using* GHC. i don't see any problems with
using tools of any sort as long as they are free and don't force any
license for the compiled code
Bulat mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at gmail.com
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