[Haskell-cafe] Re: [darcs-users] Poll: Do you need to be able
to build darcs from source on GHC 6.6?
droundy at darcs.net
Fri Oct 31 09:44:31 EDT 2008
On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 03:08:29PM -0700, Don Stewart wrote:
> > On Thu, Oct 30, 2008 at 1:20 PM, Juliusz Chroboczek
> > <Juliusz.Chroboczek at pps.jussieu.fr> wrote:
> > >> I wanted to know if anyone who is using distros with 6.6 need to be
> > >> able to build current releases of darcs from source.
> > >
> > > If there turns out to be a significant issue with Darcs 1, I need to be
> > > able to build a recent version of Darcs in my Debian stable chroot.
> > I see. If you're using the darcs 1 binary I would encourage you to
> > upgrade. If you meant darcs 1 repository format then I would
> > encourage you to consider darcs 1 hashed repository format. You don't
> > even have to upgrade the public facing repo. Just 'darcs get --hashed
> > ...'.
> > > The alternative is to build a static version of Darcs that I can install on
> > > my stable (soon to be oldstable) servers. Last time I checked, building
> > > static Darcs didn't work.
> > Interesting. Yes, building darcs statically is something we should
> > probably do on the build bots.
> Statically linked darcs should be trivial with the cabal version.
The bug is in debian's libcurl.
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