Updating the net package

D.J.Steinitz D.J.Steinitz@ukc.ac.uk
Fri, 14 Jun 2002 10:56:26 +0100

	> 2. What do I put in build.mk to change the version? I would like
	> /home/djs25/testghc/ghc-5.02.2/bin/ghc --version
	> to give
	> The Glorious Glasgow Haskell Compilation System, version 5.02.2test
	> so that I know am picking up my test version rather than the=20
	> real thing.

	You can fiddle with the version in fptools/ghc/mk/version.mk, but I
	can't guarantee that if you don't use a version of the form A.BB.C or
	A.BB.<date>, then things will work properly.  eg. configure scripts
	which look for GHC will attempt to parse the version number and fail if
	it isn't in a recognised form.

Ok I won't do that! How do I get the A.BB.<date> set as a version? Do I have 
edit version.mk? In which case what is the format for <date>?

Hmmm now I've looked int version.mk I see that the ProjectVersion is 5.02.3
when I thought I had checked 5.02.2 out of the repository. This isn't a
problem as the change should work with either version.

ghc is making away as I type so I might be nearly there.

problem as the I'm going to make shou