distributed compilation by GHC

Bulat Ziganshin bulat.ziganshin at gmail.com
Thu Apr 5 08:20:53 EDT 2007

Hello Simon,

Thursday, April 5, 2007, 4:12:15 PM, you wrote:

>> whether it was incorporated in GHC or not. the idea is that GHC should be
>> extended to be able to write out dependencies list built in the --make
>> mode. Then rather simple scripts may be used to distribute the work
>> among many cores/boxes
> This is one reason I wrote the 'setup makefile' patch for Cabal[1] recently.
> With that patch you can get parallel compilation on a multiprocessor using 'make
> -j' when using Cabal.  (I know that not everyone has make, it isn't intended to
> be a portable solution - the ultimate goal is to use Cabal in GHC's build
> system, where you need make anyway).

thanks! afaiu, this system don't needs that GHC can print dependency
list it's built - dependencies are found by make itself?

Best regards,
 Bulat                            mailto:Bulat.Ziganshin at gmail.com

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