[Haskell-cafe] Using cmake with haskell

Nathan Howell nathan.d.howell at gmail.com
Sun May 15 03:12:19 CEST 2011

Waf supports parallel builds and works with GHC without too much trouble. I
use it in a mixed Haskell, C++, Scala and Python build. If there is interest
I could conceivably clean up the ghc waf tool and release it.

On Sat, May 14, 2011 at 5:32 PM, Gregory Crosswhite <
gcross at phys.washington.edu> wrote:

> On 5/14/11 1:25 PM, Maciej Marcin Piechotka wrote:
>> (to mention
>> one which is often neglected - parallel build).
> While I do appreciate you stepping in to defend autotools (if for no other
> reason then because someone has to so that the discussion is balanced :-) ),
> I think that you are wrong to say that autotools is unusual in getting the
> idea of parallel builds right, since in my experience the opposite is the
> case:  most systems support parallel builds --- such as SCons, CMake, I
> think waf, etc. --- with Cabal being an outlier here.
> Cheers,
> Greg
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