Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of Attic/BeginnersNotes


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May 23, 2006 10:10:07 AM (9 years ago)
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    v4 v5  
    55 1. Optimize your set up for build speed.  Having to wait 10 minutes to compile because you added an export to a critical module is no fun.
    66   1. Use MSYS, not cygwin.  MSYS is '''much''' faster.
    7    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)
     7   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 a fresh 'make').
    88 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.