Version control systems

Roman Leshchinskiy rl at
Fri Aug 15 11:28:40 EDT 2008

On 16/08/2008, at 00:12, Ian Lynagh wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 11:12:20AM +1000, Manuel M T Chakravarty  
> wrote:
>> Moreover, as I wrote a few times before, some reasons for switching  
>> in
>> the first place are invalidated by not having the core libraries in
>> git, too.  For example, one complaint about darcs is that it either
>> doesn't build (on the Sun Solaris T1 and T2 machines)
> I don't remember seeing this mentioned before, and googling for
>    "Solaris T1" darcs
> doesn't find anything. What goes wrong? I'd expect darcs to build
> anywhere GHC does.

I only vaguely remember what was wrong but IIRC, the problem was that  
darcs 1.0.? didn't build with GHC 6.8.? because of some  
incompatibility in the libs and darcs 2 built ok but didn't work,  
probably because of libcurl issues. At that point I gave up.


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