Problems building ghc-current

Simon Marlow
Wed, 28 May 2003 10:07:41 +0100

> I'm trying to compile the latest version of GHC from CVS. I followed
> the instructions on GHC's web page and everything worked just fine.
> But when I updated the sources with "cvs update -dP" as instructed,
> CVS checked-out pretty much everything the CVS repository carries.

Sorry about that, the instructions should really say that 'cvs update
-dP' is only to be done in each project subdirectory.  You still need to
'cvs update' at the top-level.  CVS doesn't really support the structure
of our source tree very well.