Changes between Version 3 and Version 4 of Design/BuildSystem


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Aug 21, 2008 9:04:51 AM (6 years ago)
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simonpj
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    2121  * The critical parts of the build system are under our 
    22     control, and are easily modifiable. 
     22    control, and are easily modifiable.     
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     24  * Modifying the build system does not require modifying Cabal. 
     25    We rely on a stable, slowly-varying version of Cabal, not on the 
     26    leading edge.  That take pressure off the Cabal developers, 
     27    and means that GHC can use a version of Cabal that has  
     28    survived quite a bit of testing. 
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    2430  * Development is easier, because 'make' will preprocess files