Build system idea

Roman Leshchinskiy rl at
Thu Aug 28 10:57:59 EDT 2008

On 28/08/2008, at 21:10, Ian Lynagh wrote:

> On Thu, Aug 28, 2008 at 10:27:22AM +0100, Simon Peyton-Jones wrote:
>> PS: concerning your last point, about "separating the Simple build  
>> system", that might indeed be good.  Indeed, the GHC plan described  
>> here is  
>> (I think) precisely using the declarative part but not the build- 
>> system part.
> The
>  * Use Cabal for Haddocking, installing, and anything else we need  
> to do.
> bullet point uses the build system part.

Hmm, from the previous discussion I got the impression that (large  
parts of) this functionality would be extracted from Simple and could  
then be used by other build systems. Is this wrong?


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