Commit 4529cc34 authored by simonpj's avatar simonpj
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[project @ 2003-03-11 09:08:38 by simonpj]

Document external core a bit more
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<sect1 id="ext-core">
<title>Generating External Core Files</title>
<title>Generating and compiling External Core Files</title>
<indexterm><primary>intermediate code generation</primary></indexterm>
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<para>GHC can also read in External Core files as source; just give the <literal>.hcr</literal> file on
the command line, instead of the <literal>.hs</literal> or <literal>.lhs</literal> Haskell source.
A current infelicity is that you need to give teh <literal>-fglasgow-exts</literal> flag too, because
ordinary Haskell 98, when translated to External Core, uses things like rank-2 types.</para>
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