Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 2 years ago

#8086 new feature request

Minimal install for GHC

Reported by: gidyn Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone:
Component: Compiler Version: 7.6.3
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Operating System: Linux Architecture: Unknown/Multiple
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Installing GHC on a shared server requires a minimal footprint, without GHCi, profiling, debugging, documentation, or anything else not needed for regular building and installing. And anything stripable should be striped, if it isn't already.

It would be great if the configuration script would support a --minimal option.

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 4 years ago by gidyn

Cc: gideon@… added

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by gidyn

And even better if all the *dir variables in the bin scripts could use relative paths, or an environment variable. (haddock and hpc obviously won't be needed either)

Last edited 4 years ago by gidyn (previous) (diff)

comment:3 Changed 2 years ago by gidyn

Cc: gideon@… removed
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