GHC source bitten by the ghost of DOS

Malcolm Wallace Malcolm.Wallace at
Thu Jan 15 09:56:23 EST 2004

Graham Klyne <gk at> writes:

> I've just been bitten by the ghost of DOS when trying to unpack the source 
> kit for GHC on a Windows (XP) system.  It appears that the filename AUX is 
> reserved (still crazy after all these years?).
> Unfortunately, the GHC source kit contains a file aux.dtd in
>    .\ghc-6.2\src\libraries\HaXml\bugs

The file libraries/HaXml/bugs/aux.dtd was removed from the CVS HEAD
(for exactly this reason) back in October, but unfortunately the
removal was not propagated to the ghc-6-2-branch.  Sorry about that.


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