[Haskell-cafe] Re: Module.T naming style

John Meacham john at repetae.net
Fri Jul 15 16:44:53 EDT 2005

On Fri, Jul 15, 2005 at 03:23:18PM +0100, Simon Marlow wrote:
> Hand-writing .hi files is how GHC used to work (up to version 0.29,
> IIRC).  It's not entirely satisfactory because you can get into
> situations where you have to 'make' several times to get to a fixed
> point, and you can construct examples that never reach a fixed point.
> And 'make' complains about recursive dependencies a lot.  What does
> hmake do?

I always thought it would be nice if you could specify special
'recursive groups' rules in make. so that if a set of recursive
dependencies were found, it would look if they matched such a rule and
fire it if needed.


John Meacham - ⑆repetae.net⑆john⑈ 

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