Erik de Castro Lopo mle+hs at
Sun Aug 4 02:26:05 CEST 2013

Simon Peyton-Jones wrote:

> |  I think you need to do a 'git pull' first to get the latest version of the
> |  sync-all script and when you run that you should get a libffi-tarballs
> I'd done that (repeatedly).  BUT, as has often happened before, I'd forgotten
> that my tree was on a different branch, and pulling of course has no effect on
> the branch.   Rats.   Note to self: whenever anything odd happens, check you
> are on 'master'.

Better yet, the sync-all script should detect whether it is on master and
error out (with a decent error message) if not.

That way you (and I and others) don't have to remember this particular failure

My Perl coding skills are rather rusty, but I'll have a go at this.

Erik de Castro Lopo

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