[Haskell] ANNOUNCE: GHC version 6.2.1

Simon Marlow simonmar at microsoft.com
Tue Mar 23 10:46:48 EST 2004

> On Monday 22 March 2004 16:40, Simon Marlow wrote:
> >
> >   - The "threaded runtime system" is included by default.  To link
> >     a program with this variant of the RTS, add the -threaded option
> >     when linking. 
> After downloaded the sources i found that ./configure --help 
> still lists the 
> -threaded-rts option. Should i ignore this option or do i 
> have to set it? 
> (I'm asking because building ghc from source really takes a 
> *lot* of time, so 
> i'd rather know how to configure it before starting the build.)

Ignore the option - you'll get a threaded RTS by default now.  The
option is left for backwards compatibiliy (I should really note that in
./configure --help).


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