Massive detabbing of the source

Richard Eisenberg eir at
Thu Jan 17 17:51:05 CET 2013

I don't know whether the files have been "stable" or not, but I'm working on some pretty massive changes to a handful of files in order to support promotion of GADTs, among other fun things. So, if I may ask, please stay away from detabbing the following:


After the code has stabilized and I've merged, I'm happy to detab these files myself later on...

Thanks for asking!

On Jan 17, 2013, at 8:31 AM, Jan Stolarek <jan.stolarek at> wrote:

> I thought I could clean up the source code from all the tabs and then remove {-# 
> OPTIONS -fno-warn-tabs #-} pragmas + comment below it. This is a massive change though (140 files 
> would be affected) and I suspect it could potentially be a problem to others working on the 
> source (could cause some merge problems). So, can I just proceed with cleaning up all those 140 
> files and then send a single patch or should I devide this task into smaller ones (e.g. a single 
> patch for every directory in the $(TOP)/compiler/) or should I just give up on this idea?
> Janek
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