Changes between Version 43 and Version 44 of Building/GettingTheSources


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Aug 27, 2009 1:30:49 PM (5 years ago)
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simonmar
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    4545However, '''you cannot use `darcs get` to get a full GHC repository''', for two reasons: 
    4646  * GHC has more than 16,000 patches and the `darcs get` will take forever.  
    47   * Darcs has a bug concerning case-sensitivity on Windows, and ([http://www.haskell.org/pipermail/glasgow-haskell-users/2007-November/013373.html apparently]) MacOS X, which makes Darcs crash if you do `darcs get` on the full GHC repository.  You get this message 
     47  * Darcs prior to version 2.3 has a bug concerning case-sensitivity on Windows, and ([http://www.haskell.org/pipermail/glasgow-haskell-users/2007-November/013373.html apparently]) MacOS X, which makes Darcs crash if you do `darcs get` on the full GHC repository.  You get this message 
    4848{{{ 
    4949Applying patch 12 of 17349... Unapplicable patch: 
     
    5151  * [project @ 1996-01-11 14:06:51 by partain] 
    5252}}} 
     53  In darcs verison 2.3 and later, `darcs get` uses the hashed repository format by default, which is not subject to the case-sensitivity bug. 
    5354 
    5455On MacOS X this can be [wiki:Building/MacOSX#Caseinsensitivity worked around using filesystem tricks].  A way to  work around the problem on any system is to follow the following steps: