Changes between Version 81 and Version 82 of Building/GettingTheSources


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Jan 29, 2013 2:47:28 PM (15 months ago)
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    126126To make the best use of fingerprinting, you need to collect fingerprints for the states you may wish to restore. To ease the automatic collection of fingerprints, the `fingerprint.py` script allows a `-d DIR` option that will output a fingerprint to the directory `DIR` with the current time stamp as a file name. The `-g DIR` option tells the script to run in the ghc repository pointed to by `DIR`. These options can be useful for collecting fingerprints as a cron job or on a post-commit hook. 
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    128 To restore the repository state as of a particular date, you can grab a fingerprint emitted by one of the nightly builds.  The nightly build emails are sent to [http://www.haskell.org/pipermail/cvs-ghc/ the cvs-ghc mailing list], and have subjects like "[nightly] 06-Oct-2012 build of HEAD on x86_64-unknown-linux (cam-04-unx)".  Copy and paste the fingerprint section, which looks something like this: 
     128To restore the repository state as of a particular date, you can grab a fingerprint emitted by one of the nightly builds.  The nightly build emails are sent to [http://www.haskell.org/pipermail/ghc-builds/ the ghc-builds mailing list], and have subjects like "[nightly] 06-Oct-2012 build of HEAD on x86_64-unknown-linux (cam-04-unx)".  Copy and paste the fingerprint section, which looks something like this: 
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