[Haskell-cafe] Re: Documentation bug -- building ghc from darcs sources

Simon Marlow marlowsd at gmail.com
Fri Jun 12 04:30:54 EDT 2009

On 12/06/2009 08:00, Michael Vanier wrote:
> I've been trying to build ghc head from the darcs repo using these
> instructions:
> http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/Building/GettingTheSources
> Unfortunately, when I do
> ./darcs-all --extra get
> as described under "Getting more packages" it fails because the
> darcs-all script doesn't recognize the --extra option. Was this removed
> recently, and if so, how do I achieve the same effect?

The --extra flag was removed recently, I've just updated the wiki pages 
to match.  Thanks for spotting it.  (in the future, posting to 
glasgow-haskell-users at haskell.org will make it more likely we'll notice 
your message).


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