Changes between Version 71 and Version 72 of Building/Using


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Feb 17, 2013 5:42:08 PM (14 months ago)
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nfrisby
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    279279  (default: `NO`)[[br]] 
    280280  When set to `YES`, dependencies on the ghc executable will be turned into 
    281   order-only dependencies. What this means in practice is that less needless 
    282   recompilation will be done while you are making changes to ghc's sources, 
    283   but for certain types of changes it means the build will fail. 
     281  order-only dependencies (c.f. [http://www.gnu.org/software/make/manual/html_node/Prerequisite-Types.html relevant make documentation]). 
     282  What this means in practice is that less needless recompilation will be 
     283  done while you are making changes to ghc's sources, but for certain types 
     284  of changes it means the build will fail.  
    284285 
    285286 `BUILD_DOCBOOK_HTML`::