[Haskell-cafe] Re: Reverting to any old version using Darcs

Malcolm Wallace Malcolm.Wallace at cs.york.ac.uk
Fri Apr 3 05:23:35 EDT 2009

>  > Thus the uploaded sdist was missing one of the source files, and
>  > consequently failed to build.
> I have a pre-release make target where I test everything I can think
> of.  I think it prevents the above, am I right ?

Not unless you run 'make check' in a separate pristine copy of the repo.

The problem occurs when your local development repo contains some
essential files that have not been checked into the VCS.  Your 'make
check' will work fine for you, but not for other people.


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