submodule instructions?

Ben Gamari ben at
Fri Jan 17 21:15:08 UTC 2020

Richard Eisenberg <rae at> writes:

> Hi devs,
> Are there up-to-date instructions on how to deal with submodules in GHC?
> <>
> does give nice information. It refers to
> <> to learn about
> specific repositories. But is that second page correct? It refers to
> e.g. GitHub as the upstream for Haddock. Will our new GitLab-based CI
> pull from GitHub's Haddock? And what if a contributor doesn't have
> commit access?
Indeed GitHub is still the upstream for Haddock (although I think we
talk to the Haddock maintainers about this).

> Maybe it's all there, but I don't quite see how a contributor can
> ensure that CI has access to patches on submodules.

I have added a bit of language to [submodules] explaining how to
accomplish this. Do let me know if this is still unclear.


- Ben


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