[xmonad] Re: darcs patch: XMonad.Core: rw recompilation

Gwern Branwen gwern0 at gmail.com
Sat May 8 08:49:49 EDT 2010

On Fri, May 7, 2010 at 11:42 PM, Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH
<allbery at ece.cmu.edu> wrote:
> On May 7, 2010, at 17:00 , Gwern Branwen wrote:
>> "-outputdir dir
>>   The -outputdir option is shorthand for the combination of -odir,
>> -hidir, and -stubdir."
>> So if we used "-outputdir /dev/null", we don't have to worry about
> I expect you'll get a "Not a directory" diagnostic from GHC about that one,
> unless GHC itself special-cases /dev/null.

Bleh, unfortunately it doesn't seem to.

'/dev/null/Main.o: getModificationTime: inappropriate type (Not a directory)'

Do you know of any similar directories we could use in place of /dev/null?


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