patch applied (ghc): mark stop event handle as invalid once
closed, making shutdowns more graceful.
sof at galois.com
Wed Nov 15 12:16:45 EST 2006
I guess an apology is in order from yours truly for having my
hard-drive going bad before getting around to pushing this
back onto HEAD & leaving it to Ian to clean up (thanks!)
Won't happen again...I hope :)
I also hope that Simon's offer isn't totally serious..
Simon Marlow wrote:
> Sven Panne wrote:
>> Am Mittwoch, 15. November 2006 14:30 schrieb Ian Lynagh:
>>> It has been in the 6.6 branch since 16 Oct, but has only just entered
>>> the HEAD. [...]
>> The direction of merging is a little bit chaotic in recent times
>> IMHO. In good old CVS days we had the rule that changes from the HEAD
>> should be pushed to the branches where appropriate, not the other way
>> round. It would be good if we used this rule again IHMO, as it makes
>> tracking things easier (by humans, at least).
> I don't feel terribly strongly about this, but the reason I've
> committed fixes to 6.6 sometimes is that (a) its sometimes more
> convenient, if I have an up to date 6.6 tree to test on, and (b) it's
> easy to see which patches are in 6.6 and not the HEAD, but we can't do
> that in the other direction. So we'll never forget to merge a patch
> from 6.6 into HEAD, but we will almost certainly forget to merge in
> the other direction.
> So I'll leave this up to Ian as the caretaker of the 6.6 branch. I'm
> happy to stop pushing new patches to 6.6 if that's what folk would
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