libraries/array bad git hash?

Ben Gamari ben at
Fri Jun 21 03:37:00 UTC 2019

Erik de Castro Lopo <mle+hs at> writes:

> Hi all,
> I just tried to clone a new copy of the GHC sources and on pulling
> the submodules i get:
>     Fetched in submodule path 'libraries/array', but it did not contain
>     58a7ea0336363b29513164487190f6570b8ea834. Direct fetching of that
>     commit failed.
> I suspect that someone updated to that hash without pushing their changes
> to the public repo.
Hi Erik,

From which repository are you trying to clone? I just cloned from the upstream GitLab
repository without any trouble. I suspect you are cloning from a
stale repository as 58a7ea hasn't been the array commit referred to by
GHC's master branch for months now.


- Ben
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