patch to drop Win32 dep on bytestring
igloo at earth.li
Sun Oct 5 08:09:06 EDT 2008
On Sun, Oct 05, 2008 at 12:35:36AM +0100, Thomas Schilling wrote:
> 2008/10/4 Duncan Coutts <duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk>:
> > all people who use the ghc-6.10 branch darcs
> > repos deleting their libraries/bytestring repo and getting the new one.
> How is that different from having to call ./darcs-all get? it's just
> a 'rm -r' more. I guess the problem would be a confusing error
> message? In that case, update darcs-all first to give an error if the
> wrong repo is present. This way the usual darcs pull -a; darcs-all
> pull -a would not give confusing error messages.
The main difference is that if you forget to update a repo then rather
than a fairly obvious "no such directory $repo" when you try to build,
you'll either get conflicts or, I suspect more likely, a darcs
exponential merge when pulling.
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