GHC compile times (was Re: GHC 6.4.3 is stalled)

Joel Reymont joelr1 at
Wed Jul 26 04:41:08 EDT 2006

On Jul 25, 2006, at 2:57 PM, Simon Marlow wrote:

> If you think your build is slow, try building it on Windows  
> sometime :-(

Well, I re-built ghc from scratch on my PowerBook G4 1.25Ghz with 1Gb  
of memory. It took somewhere north of 7 hours. The MacBook Pro 2Ghz  
looks speedy by comparison and 3+ hours look like nothing.


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