Create a ghc-simple-patch-propose list? Re: Notes from Ben's "contribute to ghc" discussion

Simon Marlow marlowsd at
Wed Oct 5 14:27:51 UTC 2016

I added a description of the workflow for multiple dependent diffs here:

Please let me know if anything doesn't make sense.  Note that I never let
arc squash my commits, keeping commits 1:1 with diffs makes things a lot

On 1 October 2016 at 21:49, Brandon Allbery <allbery.b at> wrote:

> On Sat, Oct 1, 2016 at 4:47 PM, Simon Marlow <marlowsd at> wrote:
>> A nice trick for dealing with stacked diffs in Phabricator is to use "git
>> rebase -i" to modify diffs in the middle of the stack.  You can also insert
>> "x arc diff" between lines to automatically update later diffs on
>> Phabricator after a rebase lower down the stack.
>> You only need a single branch for the whole stack, and continually rebase
>> it.  I also push the whole branch to github to get Travis to build it, but
>> that's optional.
> Perhaps someone could put a sample workflow on (one of...) the wiki(s).
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