Build system idea
rl at cse.unsw.edu.au
Thu Aug 28 10:57:59 EDT 2008
On 28/08/2008, at 21:10, Ian Lynagh wrote:
> On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 10:27:22AM +0100, Simon Peyton-Jones wrote:
>> PS: concerning your last point, about "separating the Simple build
>> system", that might indeed be good. Indeed, the GHC plan described
>> here http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/Design/BuildSystem is
>> (I think) precisely using the declarative part but not the build-
>> system part.
> * Use Cabal for Haddocking, installing, and anything else we need
> to do.
> bullet point uses the build system part.
Hmm, from the previous discussion I got the impression that (large
parts of) this functionality would be extracted from Simple and could
then be used by other build systems. Is this wrong?
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