[commit: ghc] master: Track subrepos Cabal (cc097a4)

Gabor Greif ggreif at gmail.com
Thu Mar 21 01:21:16 CET 2013

Okay, I'll gladly do that, but what does it mean to "send upstream"?
Simply commit to master? Or is somebody to be consulted before?

Is there a Wiki to sketch the process?



On 3/20/13, Ian Lynagh <ian at well-typed.com> wrote:
> Hi Gabor,
> On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 02:38:27PM -0700, Gabor Greif wrote:
>> commit cc097a43c851891c7a1535d2082c7e392230123d
>> Author: Gabor Greif <ggreif at gmail.com>
>> Date:   Wed Mar 20 22:37:43 2013 +0100
>>     Track subrepos Cabal
> If I'm understanding right, this adds a GHC-only patch to fix a couple
> of typos. Thanks you for your many typo fixes, but in the case of
> submodules this sort of patch should be sent upstream instead; that way
> less effort is needed overall, and there is no chance that the patches
> will be lost when we resync with upstream. We only make GHC-only patches
> when they are necessary to keep the build working.
> Thanks
> Ian
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