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    33== General notes on hacking (in Windows) == 
    44 1. Optimize your set up for build speed.  Having to wait 10 minutes because you added an export to a critical module is no fun. 
    5    1. Use MSYS, not cygwin.  MSYS is **much** faster. 
     5   1. Use MSYS, not cygwin.  MSYS is '''much''' faster. 
    66   1. Do not use -O to compile GHC while you are making heavy changes.  Once things compile smoothly and you want to test it, compile with optimization. (on my machine, adding -O triples the compile time for the whole compiler) 
    77 1. If you do a 'make tags' then you can go right to the definition of a function (from any module) using alt-. in emacs