haddock issue building ghc-7.8 from git

Matthias Fischmann mf at zerobuzz.net
Fri Mar 14 10:42:25 UTC 2014

On Fri, Mar 14, 2014 at 05:08:35AM -0500, Austin Seipp wrote:
> Date: Fri, 14 Mar 2014 05:08:35 -0500
> From: Austin Seipp <austin at well-typed.com>
> To: Matthias Fischmann <mf at zerobuzz.net>
> Cc: Austin Seipp <austin at well-typed.com>, "ghc-devs at haskell.org"
>  <ghc-devs at haskell.org>
> Subject: Re: haddock issue building ghc-7.8 from git
> My goodness am I clumsy sometimes :(

i bet you i'm clumsier :)

> It's actually:
> $ git clone -b ghc-7.8 https://git.haskell.org/ghc ghc-7.8
> $ cd ghc-7.8
> $ ./sync-all get -b ghc-7.8

ok, that works.  i had to ^C and re-try a number of times due to
connect timeouts (i think there is a thread about this on this list a
few days back), but now it's compiling smoothly, and the sub-repos are
all on branch 7.8.

also thanks for the fingerprint hint.


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