[xmonad] Cabal compiles twice?
dons at galois.com
Sat Feb 16 22:50:22 EST 2008
> Hello all,
> Whenever I compile Xmonad using cabal, it seems to compile twice. I'm
> new to haskell so perhaps I just don't understand what I'm looking at:
Cabal currently doesn't support building an executable, and a library,
without recompiling the source, unfortunately.
The Cabal devs know about this, and hope to fix it soon.
There should be a ticket about it on the Cabal trac database.
> >$ runhaskell Setup configure --prefix=$HOME/usr --user
> >Configuring xmonad-0.6...
> >$ runhaskell Setup build
> >Preprocessing library xmonad-0.6...
> >Preprocessing executables for xmonad-0.6...
> >Building xmonad-0.6...
> >[1 of 8] Compiling XMonad.StackSet ( XMonad/StackSet.hs,
> >dist/build/XMonad/StackSet.o )
> >[2 of 8] Compiling XMonad.Core ( XMonad/Core.hs,
> >dist/build/XMonad/Core.o )
> >[3 of 8] Compiling XMonad.Layout ( XMonad/Layout.hs,
> >dist/build/XMonad/Layout.o )
> >[4 of 8] Compiling XMonad.Operations ( XMonad/Operations.hs,
> >dist/build/XMonad/Operations.o )
> >[5 of 8] Compiling XMonad.ManageHook ( XMonad/ManageHook.hs,
> >dist/build/XMonad/ManageHook.o )
> >[6 of 8] Compiling XMonad.Config ( XMonad/Config.hs,
> >dist/build/XMonad/Config.o )
> >[7 of 8] Compiling XMonad.Main ( XMonad/Main.hs,
> >dist/build/XMonad/Main.o )
> >[8 of 8] Compiling XMonad ( XMonad.hs, dist/build/XMonad.o )
> >/usr/bin/ar: creating dist/build/libHSxmonad-0.6.a
> >[ 1 of 10] Compiling Paths_xmonad (
> >dist/build/xmonad/xmonad-tmp/Paths_xmonad.o )
> >[ 2 of 10] Compiling XMonad.StackSet ( XMonad/StackSet.hs,
> >dist/build/xmonad/xmonad-tmp/XMonad/StackSet.o )
> >[ 3 of 10] Compiling XMonad.Core ( XMonad/Core.hs,
> >dist/build/xmonad/xmonad-tmp/XMonad/Core.o )
> >[ 4 of 10] Compiling XMonad.Layout ( XMonad/Layout.hs,
> >dist/build/xmonad/xmonad-tmp/XMonad/Layout.o )
> >[ 5 of 10] Compiling XMonad.Operations ( XMonad/Operations.hs,
> >dist/build/xmonad/xmonad-tmp/XMonad/Operations.o )
> >[ 6 of 10] Compiling XMonad.ManageHook ( XMonad/ManageHook.hs,
> >dist/build/xmonad/xmonad-tmp/XMonad/ManageHook.o )
> >[ 7 of 10] Compiling XMonad.Config ( XMonad/Config.hs,
> >dist/build/xmonad/xmonad-tmp/XMonad/Config.o )
> >[ 8 of 10] Compiling XMonad.Main ( XMonad/Main.hs,
> >dist/build/xmonad/xmonad-tmp/XMonad/Main.o )
> >[ 9 of 10] Compiling XMonad ( XMonad.hs,
> >dist/build/xmonad/xmonad-tmp/XMonad.o )
> >[10 of 10] Compiling Main ( ./Main.hs,
> >dist/build/xmonad/xmonad-tmp/Main.o )
> >Linking dist/build/xmonad/xmonad ...
> Shouldn't the /usr/bin/ar step use
> rather than compile again to
> Am I doing something wrong, or is this normal? If it is the norm, I'd
> appreciate a link to where I can learn about why it's not doing what I'd
> I'm hoping I might save my poor, slow laptop from a lot of hard thinking
> every time I re-compile.
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