Changes between Version 4 and Version 5 of Building/PlatformsScriptsFileNames


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Aug 17, 2008 9:53:29 PM (7 years ago)
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igloo
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    8282GHC; both work fine, though MSYS is rather lighter weight.
    8383
    84 In your build tree, you build a compiler called {{{ghc-inplace}}}.  It
    85 uses the {{{gcc}}} that you specify using the
    86 {{{--with-gcc}}} flag when you run
    87 {{{configure}}} (see below).
    88 The makefiles are careful to use {{{ghc-inplace}}} (not {{{gcc}}})
    89 to compile any C files, so that it will in turn invoke the correct {{{gcc}}} rather that
     84In your build tree, the compiler you build uses the {{{gcc}}} that you specify using the
     85{{{--with-gcc}}} flag when you run {{{configure}}} (see below).
     86The makefiles are careful to use the right gcc, either via the in-place ghc or directly,
     87to compile any C files, so that we use correct {{{gcc}}} rather than
    9088whatever one happens to be in your path.  However, the makefiles do use whatever {{{ld}}}
    9189and {{{ar}}} happen to be in your path. This is a bit naughty, but (a) they are only