dumb cabal question

Sven Panne Sven.Panne at aedion.de
Mon Sep 5 02:28:01 EDT 2005

Am Montag, 5. September 2005 08:13 schrieb Frederik Eaton:
> On Sun, Sep 04, 2005 at 08:01:48PM -0700, Isaac Jones wrote:
> > The reason to combine them is that the point of abstraction between
> > the compilers / interpreters lives in areas like "preprocess this
> > file", "build this file", "install this library", not in operations
> > like you mentioned:
> I mentioned the second two of those, but not the first one.
> Preprocessing files, however, doesn't sound like an operation that
> needs to be done in a compiler/interpreter-specific way.
> [...]

At least in a restricted sense it i*is* compiler/interpreter-specific, because 
one has to #define some magic things like __HUGS__, __GLASGOW_HASKELL__, etc. 
to get conditional compilation right.


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