SV: [Haskell-cafe] RFC: "Native -XCPP" Proposal

Bardur Arantsson spam at
Wed May 20 14:01:45 UTC 2015

On 05/20/2015 03:39 PM, Yitzchak Gale wrote:
> Keeping the license as is seems to be important to Malcolm.
> So could we have an option to build GHC without cpphs
> and instead use it as a stand-alone external program?
> That would make the situation no worse than GMP.

I don't see any need for an option. Just bundle cpphs together with GHC
and build/use it as an external program. AFAICT this has absolutely no
licensing implications for GHC, derived from GHC or anything compiled
with GHC.


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