Changes between Version 6 and Version 7 of Commentary/GSoCMultipleInstances


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May 22, 2012 7:19:58 PM (3 years ago)
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     2== General Plan ==
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    26== Released and Unreleased packages ==
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    48If we cabal install a package that is released on hackage we call this a clean install. Those should not be used to satisfy dependencies but rather to bring a package into scope in ghci to play with it. If we cabal install an unreleased package we call this a dirty install.
    5 == General Plan ==
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     10== The cabal hash ==
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    712The idea is to identify installed packages by a hash of the information needed to build them.
     
    1015The hash is computed during installation in installLib as well as during registration in generateRegistrationInfo.
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    12 == Information used to compute the hash ==
     17The hash contains the following information:
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    1419The hashes of all the packages that are actually used for compilation. Those are available in the installedPkgs field of LocalBuildInfo.