Changes between Version 23 and Version 24 of Commentary/Libraries


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Mar 30, 2010 8:25:43 PM (5 years ago)
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    1212(The `PACKAGES` variable is set in `$(TOP)/`[[GhcFile(ghc.mk)]].) 
     13You can see exactly which versions of what packages GHC depends on by looking in `$(TOP)/`[[GhcFile(compiler/ghc.cabal.in)]]. 
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    14 You can see exactly which versions of what packages GHC depends on by looking in `$(TOP)/`[[GhcFile(compiler/ghc.cabal.in)]]. 
     15You can make the build system build extra packages, on which GHC doesn't strictly depend, by extending the `EXTRA_PACKAGES` variable. It's not very tidy; see tickets #3896 and #3882 for more information. 
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    1617Boot packages can be classified in three different ways: