Build system woes

Simon Marlow marlowsd at
Wed Jul 30 09:54:41 EDT 2008

Claus Reinke wrote:
> For infrequent updaters like myself, it would also be nice just to have 
> a HEADS UP before and after periods of larger than usual instability 
> (such as build system replacements).
> And, talking about #ghc, I've got the suspicion that this channel is
> partly to blame for the occasional disappearance of critical information:
> did I just miss the messages here on cvs-ghc or was the discussion on 
> #ghc instead?

We don't send announcements or "heads-up"-type messages to #ghc, so don't 
worry you're not missing anything by not watching the channel 24/7.

> With no logs for #ghc to browse, I've got no idea what
> useful information #ghc inhabitants assume to be widely known!-)
> Couldn't lambdabot or some other bot file daily logs for #ghc somewhere,
> similar to the logs for #haskell? Then I could check whether my issues
> are new or well-known.

Hmm, I thought we *did* have IRC logs, but I'm not sure where they're put. 
  We certainly used to have them.  Perhaps someone responsible for 
lambdabot knows?


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