patch applied (ghc): Use mingw tarballs to get mingw on Windows
igloo at earth.li
Fri Oct 2 12:12:28 EDT 2009
On Fri, Oct 02, 2009 at 08:31:54PM +1000, Ben Lippmeier wrote:
> If you add ./mingw/gcc-core-3.4.5-20060117-3.tar.gz to the darcs repo,
> won't that file now exist in darcs/patches forever?
Yes (unless you do a partial get or lazy get).
> I'm worried that every time we update gcc we'll get an immortal copy in
> darcs/patches, which will significantly increase the size of the
> snapshots over time...
This patch was 16M, and I have 152M of patches.
There's also a (much smaller) tarball in libffi/tarball.
I guess an alternative would be to have the darcs-all script get the
tarballs, and delete any out-of-date tarballs you already have. Should
we do that instead?
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