Gut Build System
kili at outback.escape.de
Fri Mar 5 16:17:28 EST 2010
On Fri, Mar 05, 2010 at 12:17:55PM +0000, Simon Marlow wrote:
> I suggest that the way to start would be to design and build the
> infrastructure first, and then think about replacing GHC's build system.
> I have to admit, having rewritten GHC's build system less than a year
> ago, I'm not particularly excited about the prospect of doing it again!
> But if someone else were to do the work, and the result was
> maintainable and has at least the same functionality and performance,
> then it's a possibility.
Switching GHC to a completely new build system written completely
in Haskell would be the most stupid idea ever. (You know why)
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