Configure/build separation

Henning Thielemann lemming at
Mon Aug 21 08:48:57 EDT 2006

On Thu, 17 Aug 2006, Duncan Coutts wrote:

> On Thu, 2006-08-17 at 14:50 +0100, Neil Mitchell wrote:
> > 
> > First off, being a windows user, having a configure/build separation
> > seems a bit unusual.
> It's more for developers I'd say. It means you can configure once and
> then build, modify code, build, modify code etc etc without having to
> reconfigure each time.

It's even worse with generation of library documentation. You have to
'configure', 'build', and 'haddock' before 'install'.

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