The ghc-parmake package

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ghc-parmake is a parallel wrapper for 'ghc --make' intended to work as its drop-in replacement. It can build your Haskell program in parallel using multiple cores. ghc-parmake works by extracting a module dependency graph with 'ghc -M' and then running multiple 'ghc -c' processes in parallel. To set the number of concurrent jobs, use the -j option.


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Versions0.1, 0.1.1, 0.1.2, 0.1.3, 0.1.4, 0.1.5, 0.1.6, 0.1.7, 0.1.8
Change logNone available
Dependenciesarray (>=0.3 && <0.5), base (==4.*), containers (>=0.4 && <0.6), directory (>=1.1 && <2), filepath (==1.*), ghc-parmake (==0.1.7), process (==1.*), temporary (==1.*) [details]
LicenseBSD3
AuthorMikhail Glushenkov
Maintainerthe.dead.shall.rise@gmail.com
StabilityExperimental
CategoryDevelopment
Home pagehttps://github.com/23Skidoo/ghc-parmake
Bug trackerhttps://github.com/23Skidoo/ghc-parmake/issues
Source repositoryhead: git clone https://github.com/23Skidoo/ghc-parmake.git
Executablesghc-parmake
UploadedThu Sep 12 19:49:42 UTC 2013 by MikhailGlushenkov
DistributionsNixOS:0.1.8
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ghc-parmake is a parallel wrapper for ghc --make intended to work as its drop-in replacement. It can build your Haskell program in parallel using multiple cores and will be integrated with cabal build eventually (though I also plan to support the standalone version).

To use it with cabal, try cabal build --with-ghc=ghc-parmake --ghc-options="-j N".

ghc-parmake works by first extracting a module dependency graph with ghc -M and then running multiple ghc -c processes in parallel. Currently, it can build itself and some small test programs (see the tests directory).

To set the number of concurrent jobs, use the -j option.

Usage

ghc-parmake OPTS FILES

-j N             - Run N jobs in parallel.
--ghc-path=PATH  - Set the path to the ghc executable.

-vv[N]           - Set verbosity to N (only for ghc-parmake).
                   N is 0-3, default 1.
-v[N]            - Set verbosity to N (both for GHC and ghc-parmake itself).
--help           - Print usage information.
-V               - Print version information.

Other options are passed to GHC unmodified.

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