Changes between Version 7 and Version 8 of Building/Installing


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Mar 31, 2009 2:11:10 PM (6 years ago)
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simonpj
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    1313This will build anything that isn't up-to-date, copy the files into the right places (see below) and make sure all the packages are registered properly. 
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    15 If you are wondering where the make system is going to install, just say 
     15== Layout of the installed files == 
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     17This section describes how the files of a GHC installation are laid out.  The root of the GHC installation is specified via the `--prefix` flag to `configure` (see [wiki:Building/Using#Runtheconfigurescript Running the configure script]), and we refer to that location as `$(prefix)`.  If you are wondering what `$(prefix)` is, and hence where the make system is going to install GHC, just say (see [wiki:Building/Modifying#Debugging debugging the build system]) 
    1618{{{ 
    1719$ make show VALUE=prefix 
    1820}}} 
    19 See the section on [wiki:Building/Modifying#Debugging debugging the build system] 
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    21 == Layout of the installed files == 
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    23 This section describes how the files of a GHC installation are laid out.  The root of the GHC installation is specified via the `--prefix` flag to `configure` (see [wiki:Building/Using#Runtheconfigurescript Running the configure script]), and we refer to that location as `$(prefix)`. 
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    2522A GHC installation typically has three parts: