[project @ 2001-06-28 14:15:04 by simonmar]
First cut of the Haskell Core Libraries ======================================= NOTE: it's not meant to be a working snapshot. The code is just here to look at and so the NHC/Hugs guys can start playing around with it. There is no build system. For GHC, the libraries tree is intended to be grafted onto an existing fptools/ tree, and the Makefile in libraries/core is a quick hack for that setup. This won't work at the moment without the other changes needed in fptools/ghc, which I haven't committed because they'll cause breakage. However, with the changes required these sources build a working Prelude and libraries. The layout mostly follows the one we agreed on, with one or two minor changes; in particular the Data/Array layout probably isn't final (there are several choices here). The document is in libraries/core/doc as promised. The cbits stuff is just a copy of ghc/lib/std/cbits and has GHC-specific stuff in it. We should really separate the compiler-specific C support from any compiler-independent C support there might be. Don't pay too much attention to the portability or stability status indicated in the header of each source file at the moment - I haven't gone through to make sure they're all consistent and make sense. I'm using non-literate source outside of GHC/. Hope that's ok with everyone. We need to discuss how the build system is going to work...
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