Add a comment about how to do validate while capturing a debug log,
authorSimon Peyton Jones <simonpj@microsoft.com>
Mon, 20 Jun 2011 16:06:07 +0000 (17:06 +0100)
committerSimon Peyton Jones <simonpj@microsoft.com>
Mon, 20 Jun 2011 16:06:07 +0000 (17:06 +0100)
for debugging the build system.

validate

index 3ca888f..09adaf7 100755 (executable)
--- a/validate
+++ b/validate
@@ -82,6 +82,7 @@ thisdir=`utils/ghc-pwd/dist-boot/ghc-pwd`
 echo "Validating=YES" > mk/are-validating.mk
 
 $make -j$threads ValidateHpc=$hpc ValidateSlow=$slow
+# For a "debug make", add "--debug=b --debug=m"
 
 $make binary-dist-prep
 $make test_bindist TEST_PREP=YES