Ara Adkins me at ara.io
Wed Aug 30 14:24:57 UTC 2017

With a hit like that I think it should at least be highly publicised that
it can cause huge hits to compilation time. I would support bundling the
executable if it has a compatible license.


On Wed, Aug 30, 2017 at 3:19 PM, Ryan Scott <ryan.gl.scott at gmail.com> wrote:

> Thanks for putting so much effort into this work, Tamar!
> > When I do turn it on, by default you will get a large ~45min hit in
> compile time.
> Yikes, that's really bad! Bad enough that I have to wonder: would it
> be worth including genlib among the other executables that we bundle
> with GHC? Fortunately, us GHC developers have the foresight to know
> that we should install genlib, but I imagine less informed Windows
> users probably won't get the memo and will start to wonder why
> compilation became so slow all of a sudden.
> Ryan S.
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