Commit d6b5da24 authored by Guido Trotter's avatar Guido Trotter
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Add profiling dependencies note

As discussed on the list, these are needed to do a make hs-prof.
Signed-off-by: default avatarGuido Trotter <>
Reviewed-by: default avatarIustin Pop <>
parent f74b88fa
......@@ -127,6 +127,13 @@ what the splices are converted to. This can be done via::
$ make HEXTRA="-ddump-splices"
To build profiling code you must install the ``ghc-prof`` (or
``gch6-prof``) package, and all the relevant libraries with their
``-prof`` counterparts. If installing libraries through cabal the config
file should include ``library-profiling: True`` or the ``-p`` flag
should be used. Any library already installed can be updated by passing
``--reinstall`` as well.
Due to the way TemplateHaskell works, it's not straightforward to
build profiling code. The recommended way is to run ``make hs-prof``,
or alternatively the manual sequence is::
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