Ticket #3783 (closed feature request: fixed)
Allow --make and --fno-code
|Reported by:||duncan||Owned by:||simonmar|
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Loading a largish project in ghci is roughly twice as fast as using ghc --make (and hugs is roughly 6 times faster than ghci). Presumably the majority of the extra time that ghc --make takes compared to ghci is down to generating object code, though some will be serialising .hi files.
So the feature request is to let us use ghc --make -fno-code. The purpose is to check the code for errors, it would of course write out .hi files so that re-running ghc --make -fno-code only recompiles the changed files, like :reload in ghci.