darcs patch: Add initial support for --enable/disable-library-vanilla

Isaac Jones ijones at syntaxpolice.org
Fri Jul 28 14:30:46 EDT 2006

Duncan Coutts <duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk> writes:

> On Fri, 2006-07-21 at 16:00 +0100, Duncan Coutts wrote:
>> On Thu, 2006-07-20 at 11:49 -0700, Isaac Jones wrote:
>> > Patches from Jeremy Shaw.  Duncan, can you look at these and apply?
>> The patch looks mostly ok to me. So it just turns on or off the building
>> of normal libs.
>> The TH thing - can we check that this is really the right thing to do?
>> So the code is forcing normal libs to be built when the library uses TH
>> (even if the user didn't want to build normal libs).
>> Note that they've not got a fix for this yet in GHC:
>> http://www.haskell.org/pipermail/template-haskell/2003-July/000135.html
>> http://www.haskell.org/pipermail/template-haskell/2005-July/000466.html
>> http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/ticket/651
>> So we should check with the GHC devs that the behaviour in this patch
>> will need to be part of any solution. Otherwise it seems a bit
>> preemptive.
> Since no one said anything I've committed the patch but without the TH
> bit and with some other minor changes.

OK. I've CC'd Simon so he can lend is $0.02 about the TH stuff.



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