Building the add-ons in libraries/...

ross at ross at
Thu Nov 4 19:26:41 EST 2004

On Thu, Nov 04, 2004 at 08:08:03PM +0100, Sven Panne wrote:
> Peter Simons wrote:
> >The CVS version of the libraries tree comes with all kinds
> >of neat and dangerously unstable code I'd like to use,
> >particularly the "arrows" subdirectory. Now I wonder: Is
> >there some "" magic I could perform to tell GHC to
> >build these libraries as part of my normal build? So that I
> >get them (and the documentation) installed automatically
> >when I rebuild GHC? [...]
> No, there isn't, but modifying libraries/Makefile should be easy (see
> the SUBDIRS handling there). I'm not sure about the current status of
> the arrows package. Ross?

You'd want to change TOP in libraries/arrows/Makefile to .. as well,
but that should be it.  There's no plan to include the arrows package
in distributions -- I should get it cabalized, since it's such a simple

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