[Haskell-cafe] Re: Cyclic Inclusions

Aaron Denney wnoise at ofb.net
Wed Aug 20 08:23:32 EDT 2008

On 2008-08-13, ajb at spamcop.net <ajb at spamcop.net> wrote:
> If you only change the implementation of a module, not its interface,
> you don't need to recompile anything that imports it.  (At least, this
> is true at -O0, which if you care about fast recompilation because
> you're deep in development, you're probably doing.)

This is only true if the interface can be tracked separately from the
implementation.  Which, despite the flaws, C's header files can be
coaxed into doing.

Aaron Denney

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