Making compilation results deterministic (#4012)

Simon Marlow marlowsd at
Fri Sep 18 08:20:43 UTC 2015

On 17/09/2015 17:30, Simon Peyton Jones wrote:
> | We don't currently have a good way to reproduce the problem from a
> | completely clean build, however it's easy to reproduce by doing two
> | builds and leaving the .hi files from the first build in place while
> | removing the .o files
> Indeed.  But is determinism in the face of .hi file changes Part of the Goal?

Hopefully the wiki should clarify this.  I've just edited it a bit to 
expand on the motivation and a few other details.


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