Changes between Version 8 and Version 9 of Building/Hacking


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Timestamp:
Oct 6, 2006 10:03:50 AM (8 years ago)
Author:
simonmar
Comment:

note about difference between autoconf and autoreconf

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     97NB. that's auto'''re'''conf, not just `autoconf`.  The former 
     98works recursively, which is necessary because the GHC tree contains 
     99multiple configure scripts. 
     100 
    97101(See here for [wiki:Building/Problems what can go wrong].) 
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    114 However, you don't need to install it to use it.  Running `./compiler/stage1/ghc-inplace` from the build tree 
     118However, you don't need to install GHC to use it.  Running `./compiler/stage1/ghc-inplace` from the build tree 
    115119will invoke the stage1 compiler, and `./compiler/stage2/ghc-inplace` will invoke the stage2 compiler. 
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