Changes between Version 6 and Version 7 of Building/GettingTheSources


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Timestamp:
Dec 9, 2006 1:04:57 PM (7 years ago)
Author:
panne
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Mention --complete

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    37 '''NOTE''': you really want {{{--partial}}} when grabbing GHC.  There are some 13000 patches in the repository, which take a long time to download without {{{--partial}}}.  The {{{darcs-all}}} script automatically adds {{{--partial}}} for the packages. 
     37'''NOTE''': You really want {{{--partial}}} when grabbing GHC.  There are some 15000 patches in the repository, which take a long time to download without {{{--partial}}}.  The {{{darcs-all}}} script automatically adds {{{--partial}}} for the packages. If you are a developer and you know what you are doing, you can omit {{{--partial}}} and use {{{./darcs-all get --complete}}} to get a decade of pacthes. 
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    3939The above will grab the "core" set of packages.  This is the minimal set of packages required to bootstrap GHC.  If you want to get a more comprehensive set of packages and include them in your GHC build, then you can say: