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Building and Installing the Glasgow Functional Programming Tools Suite

Version 3.02

The GHC Team, Department of Computing Science, University of Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, G12 8QQ. Email: glasgow-haskell-{users,bugs}

April 1998

This guide is intended for people who want to install or modify programs from the Glasgow fptools suite (as distinct from those who merely want to run them).

1. Getting the Glasgow fptools suite

2. Things to check before you start typing

3. What machines the Glasgow tools run on

4. Installing from binary distributions

5. Installing pre-supposed utilities

6. Building from source

7. The Makefile architecture

8. Booting/porting from C (.hc) files

9. Known pitfalls in building Glasgow Haskell

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