Commit 35991146 authored by rrt's avatar rrt
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[project @ 2001-09-27 09:49:46 by rrt]

Add note that it's possible to move the Windows GHC tree around if you want
to (e.g. to get it on a path without spaces).
parent 575853e3
......@@ -535,7 +535,7 @@ the InstallShield.
</Para>
<Para>
An installation of GHC requires about 70M of disk space.
An installation of GHC requires about 140M of disk space.
To run GHC comfortably, your machine should have at least
64M of memory.
</Para>
......@@ -546,16 +546,22 @@ To run GHC comfortably, your machine should have at least
<Para>
Download the latest GHC distribution (ghc-5.02 InstallShield installer, 27M)
from <ULink
URL="http://www.haskell.org/ghc/download_ghc_502.html">haskell.org</ULink>
It is packaged up using an installer that should be familiar-looking to
Windows users.
URL="http://www.haskell.org/ghc/download_ghc_502.html">haskell.org</ULink>.
</Para>
<Para>
When the installer has completed, make sure you add the location of the
ghc <Filename>bin/</Filename> directory to your path (e.g.
<Filename>C:/ghc/ghc-5.02/bin</Filename>).
You need to do this in order to bring the various GHC binaries into scope.
ghc <Filename>bin/</Filename> directory to your path, as directed in the
final dialog of the installer. You need to do this in order to bring the
various GHC binaries into scope.
</Para>
<Para>
You can freely move the GHC tree once you've installed it just by copying
the <Filename>ghc-x.yy</Filename> directory. You might want to do this in
order to use GHC with tools that don't like spaces in paths (GHC is
installed in <Filename>&bsol;Program Files&bsol;Glasgow Haskell
Compiler</Filename> by default.
</Para>
<Para>
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