Cron <simonmar@cam-02-unx> $HOME/nightly/bin/nightly
Tue, 10 Oct 2000 02:05:54 -0700
> firstname.lastname@example.org (Cron Daemon) wrote,
> > Nightly build started on cam-02-unx at Mon Oct 9 21:00:00 BST 2000.
> > **** checking out new source tree ... ok. (GHC Version 4.09)
> > **** Building stage 1 compiler ... failed.
> > **** building source distribution ... ok.
> > No successfully built compilers to test; aborting.
> Which compiler is it that the nightly builds test currently?
> The HEAD or before-ghci-branch? As long as the HEAD is a
> mess, it might make more sense to test before-ghci-branch to
> see that fixes committed to the branch don't break anything
> and because it is more important to keep the branch stable
> rather than the HEAD.
> Also, wouldn't it make sense to bump the version number of
> the HEAD up by 2? Otherwise, we can't distinguish binaries
> build from the HEAD and from before-ghci-branch.
Well, we're not planning to make a release from before-ghci-branch. Why do
we need to distinguish binaries between the two branches?