ijones at syntaxpolice.org
Sun Dec 11 14:17:23 EST 2005
Ian Lynagh <igloo at earth.li> writes:
> On Sun, Dec 11, 2005 at 04:37:54PM +0000, Ross Paterson wrote:
>> > * "runghc6 Setup.hs sdist" without configuring tells me to run
>> > "setup configure", but wouldn't that restrict me to a particular compiler?
>> > (the same applies to clean, although it's not as critical there).
>> The results of configure aren't used by sdist, though they are passed
>> (I don't know why). Seems to be useless but harmless.
> Even if configure doesn't affect sdist in any way, it would still be
> much nicer not to require it is run IMO.
The same thing is true of ./setup clean. That's ticket 12:
> Come to think of it, this probably means you need to have the build-deps
> etc satisfied to make a source distribution, which could be irritating.
Thanks for pointing that out.
I'll make sure there are bug reports for each of the things you
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