Changes between Version 12 and Version 13 of Building/QuickStart


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Oct 18, 2011 12:02:32 AM (4 years ago)
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    31= Quick Start: Just building and installing GHC = 
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    5 If you are here because you want to '''just build and install GHC''', then the instructions below are for you. 
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    7 If you are here because you want to '''work on GHC''', then skip this section and head over to [wiki:Building/Hacking Getting started with the build system] instead. 
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    9   "I just want to build it!" 
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    11 No problem.  This recipe should build and install a working GHC with 
    12 all the default settings. 
     3Below are quick instructions for '''just building and installing GHC'''. For instructions on how to '''working on GHC''' start over [wiki:Building/Hacking here]. 
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    145The following instructions assume that you have [wiki:Building/GettingTheSources got the sources] (note: not just a `git clone`) and [wiki:Building/Preparation installed the necessary tools]. 
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    16 If you are starting from a `git` checkout (or rebuilding from `git`), then: 
     7If you are starting from a `git` checkout then: 
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    189{{{ 
     
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    32 This will do a 2-stage bootstrap build of the compiler, with 
    33 profiling libraries, and install the results in the default location 
    34 (under {{{/usr/local}}} on Unix, for example). 
     23This will do a 2-stage bootstrap build of the compiler, with profiling libraries, and install the results in the default location (under {{{/usr/local}}} on Unix, for example). 
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    36 The {{{configure}}} script is a standard GNU 
    37 {{{autoconf}}} script, and accepts the usual options for 
    38 changing install locations and the like.  Run 
    39 {{{./configure --help}}} for a list of 
    40 options. 
     25The {{{configure}}} script is a standard GNU {{{autoconf}}} script, and accepts the usual options for changing install locations and the like.  Run {{{./configure --help}}} for a list of options. 
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    42 If you want to do anything at all non-standard, or you 
    43 want to do some development, read on... 
     27If you want to do anything at all non-standard, or you want to do some development, read on...