Changes between Version 76 and Version 77 of Hackathon


Ignore:
Timestamp:
Sep 13, 2006 6:31:44 PM (9 years ago)
Author:
guest
Comment:

--

Legend:

Unmodified
Added
Removed
Modified
  • Hackathon

    v76 v77  
    7474Wikipedia has an [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hackathon article about Hackathons]
    7575
    76 --------------------
     76== Bootstrapping into GHC ==
     77
     78We had some enquiries about whether people should come along with a
     79fresh GHC build ready to go, and if so how to go about getting one.
     80
     81I'll probably be demonstrating how to set up a build on Thursday, so if
     82you want you can wait until then and there should be plenty of time to
     83get a working build before Friday.  It's probably a good idea to make
     84sure that your machine has the relevant tools, though:
     85
     86  http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/Building/Prerequisites
     87
     88If you're keen to set up a build beforehand, here's where to look to
     89find out how to do it.  I've been moving the build system documentation
     90onto the wiki, the top of which is here:
     91
     92  http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/ghc/wiki/Building
     93
     94In particular, the section "Quick start for developers" should have
     95enough to set you up with a build that won't take several days to
     96complete, and will be tailored to what you're particularly interested in
     97working on.
     98
     99There are two branches of the source code now: the HEAD and the 6.6
     100branch.  They are still very close, so building either one should be
     101fine.  The 6.6 branch darcs repositories are all under
     102http://darcs.haskell.org/ghc-6.6.
     103
    77104== Participants ==
    78105