dumb cabal question
ijones at syntaxpolice.org
Mon Sep 5 15:04:52 EDT 2005
dons at cse.unsw.edu.au (Donald Bruce Stewart) writes:
>> 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.
> Which reminds me, 'runhaskell Setup.hs haddock' doesn't seem to generate
> output for code inside #if defined(__GLASGOW_HASKELL__). Poking around
> in the source I see:
Care to try this again w/ the CVS or darcs version? Me & Ross
simultaneously fixed it ;)
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