Rebuilding ghc changes interface hashes?

Joachim Breitner nomeata at
Sat Apr 9 07:09:32 CEST 2011


Am Freitag, den 08.04.2011, 22:00 +0200 schrieb Matthias Kilian:
> On Wed, Apr 06, 2011 at 08:44:33PM +0200, Matthias Kilian wrote:
> > I still have to find my noticeses about wether cBooterVersion affects
> > more than only the ghc lib.
> Did a quick test the other day; bootstrapping ghc-7.0.3 from
> ghc-6.12.3 with two different VERSION_DATE files. The only visible
> change was in the ghc library, so this part indeed isn't worth any
> work.

so, in summary, there is no easy and obvious way to avoid the other
interface changes (e.g. in base) that occur when building with 7.0.2
instead of 6.12, and therefore a double-round of uploads of ghc in
Debian cannot be avoided?


Joachim "nomeata" Breitner
Debian Developer
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