darcs switchover

Ross Paterson ross at soi.city.ac.uk
Mon Dec 19 05:01:34 EST 2005

On Fri, Dec 16, 2005 at 11:10:47AM -0000, Simon Marlow wrote:
> As you probably know, there is a mirror of the GHC source tree in a
> darcs repository.  (information about accessing the darcs repository is
> here: http://cvs.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/GhcDarcs).
> The aim is to eventually switch over to using darcs for our revision
> control.  The point of this message is to find out what constraints
> people have that will affect when we can throw the switch.
> It doesn't look like we'll be able to keep a CVS mirror going once we
> switch to darcs, so darcs will be the only way to get an up-to-date GHC
> source tree.
> [...]
> Malcolm, Ross - since you both also use the CVS libraries tree, is it
> going to be possible for you to switch to using darcs to get the
> libraries?  Any idea how long you'll need?

No problem for me if you switch over at any time.  But how about having
a separate repository for each library package?

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