[xmonad] Re: darcs patch: XMonad.Core: rw recompilation
tomi at nomi.cz
Thu May 13 16:28:04 EDT 2010
On Thu, May 13, 2010 at 11:54:28AM -0400, Gwern Branwen wrote:
> That's a good point; I hadn't thought of the name conflict. Between
> that and Brandon's security point (ghc might not reuse those files
> depending on how it checks for existing files, and one could probably
> solve it by forcing recompilation), I guess this isn't a good idea;
> I've marked it rejected on darcswatch.
> So, we could either wait until GHC implements and widely releases some
> -remove-intermediates option, or we could just go with Joachim's old
> strategy of manually removing the intermediates in .xmonad/:
> So. Thoughts on *that*?
This patch won't work for people using stuff in ~/.xmonad/lib. Somehow I feel
that this should be fixed in GHC.
(Personally, I don't care. I use a makefile instead of --recompile anyway.)
Tomáš Janoušek, a.k.a. Liskni_si, http://work.lisk.in/
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