Commit f4f66fda authored by rrt's avatar rrt
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[project @ 2001-07-31 10:58:34 by rrt]

Add the --with-gcc story. Tidy up some typos.
parent 0abc95b1
......@@ -50,11 +50,12 @@ as suggested:
<Term><IndexTerm><Primary>Binary distribution</Primary></IndexTerm>Binary distribution.</Term>
<ListItem>
<para>
If your only purpose is to install some of the <Literal>fptools</Literal> suite then the easiest thing to do is to get a binary distribution. In the
binary distribution everything is pre-compiled for your particular
machine architecture and operating system, so all you should have to
do is install the binaries and libraries in suitable places. The user guide
describes how to do this.
If your only purpose is to install some of the
<Literal>fptools</Literal> suite then the easiest thing to do is to
get a binary distribution. In the binary distribution everything is
pre-compiled for your particular machine architecture and operating
system, so all you should have to do is install the binaries and
libraries in suitable places. The user guide describes how to do this.
</para>
<para>
......@@ -154,7 +155,7 @@ of this manual in detail.</para>
</Sect1>
<Sect1 id="sec-build-checks">
<Title>Things to check before you start typing</Title>
<Title>Things to check before you start</Title>
<para>
Here's a list of things to check before you get started.
......@@ -339,7 +340,7 @@ Works registerised. No native-code generator.
<IndexTerm><Primary>i386-*-linux</Primary></IndexTerm>
<ListItem>
<para>GHC works registerised, has a native code generator. You
<para>GHC works registerised and has a native code generator. You
<Emphasis>must</Emphasis> have GCC 2.7.x or later. NOTE about
<literal>glibc</literal> versions: GHC binaries built on a system
running <literal>glibc 2.0</literal> won't work on a system running
......@@ -958,7 +959,7 @@ You set the configuration using a three-step process.
<varlistentry>
<term><literal>--with-hc=<parameter>path</parameter></literal></term>
<indexterm><primary><literal>--with-hhc</literal></primary>
<indexterm><primary><literal>--with-hc</literal></primary>
</indexterm>
<listitem>
<para>Specifies the path to any installed Haskell
......@@ -967,6 +968,20 @@ You set the configuration using a three-step process.
use <literal>ghc</literal>.</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
<term><literal>--with-gcc=<parameter>path</parameter></literal></term>
<indexterm><primary><literal>--with-gcc</literal></primary>
</indexterm>
<listitem>
<para>Specifies the path to the installed
GCC. This compiler will be used to compile all C
files, <emphasis>except</emphasis> any generated
by the installed Haskell compiler, which will have
its own idea of which C compiler (if any) to use.
The default is to use <literal>gcc</literal>.</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
</variablelist>
<para><command>configure</command> caches the results of
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