[Haskell-cafe] Darcs / Git

wman 666wman at gmail.com
Mon Oct 6 21:47:15 EDT 2008

the mingw git worked flawlessly for me (and will be certainly a lot less of
hassle, if one tries to remain cygwin-free). their version of git-gui also
works (i didn't test it extensively).


featuring an installer as well ;-)

as for darcs, look here:


the darcsdir-w32 works fine without cygwin, just supply wget or curl ..

On Tue, Oct 7, 2008 at 1:55 AM, Marc Weber <marco-oweber at gmx.de> wrote:

> On Mon, Oct 06, 2008 at 08:11:21PM +0100, Dominic Steinitz wrote:
> > Not really a Haskell question but I'm not sure where else to go.
> >
> > What's the preferred method of converting a darcs repository to git? And
> > is there a way of converting from git to darcs?
> >
> > The reason I ask is that my colleague cannot get darcs to work on his
> > Windows box.
> If you have trouble you may also want to try the #darcs chat channel on
> irc.freenode.net.. Those people want to help if they can.
> You should also be able to find some info on haskell.org/ghc (use the
> search)
> because of the recent discussion about switching to git for ghc
> developement. By the way the cygwin git version did work best for me
> (due to file permissions.. git gui does'nt work though - maybe I've
> missed some options as well?)
> Marc
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