patch applied (haskell-prime-status): proposal: remove string gaps

Wolfgang Jeltsch g9ks157k at
Fri Apr 11 10:02:05 EDT 2008

Am Donnerstag, 3. April 2008 20:24 schrieb Simon Marlow:
> Neil Mitchell wrote:
> […]

> > Having two "features" which can't be used together in the same file
> > seems ridiculous. It gets much worse if you decide "ghc --make -cpp"
> > is the way you want to build your application, as we used to do for
> > Yhc. I suggest that if string gaps don't get removed, then GHC should
> > fix its -cpp flag.
> GHC is unlikely to "fix" its -cpp flag unfortunately, because the
> problem is with CPP, not GHC.  The best we can do is document the
> problem, which we have done.

Couldn’t you “fix” the -cpp flag by letting GHC use cpphs instead of C’s cpp?

> Cheers,
> 	Simon

Best wishes,

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