Changes between Version 5 and Version 6 of MakingReleases


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Timestamp:
Jan 27, 2013 4:31:52 PM (15 months ago)
Author:
igloo
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  • MakingReleases

    v5 v6  
    4444$ make binary-dist 2>&1 | tee ../bd.log 
    4545}}} 
     46 
     47== Sanity checking the binary builds == 
     48 
     49The `compare` tool compares the tarballs of different releases, and warns about possible problems: 
     50 
     51{{{ 
     52$ cd <</path/to/ghc/tree>>/distrib/compare 
     53$ make 
     54}}} 
     55 
     56{{{ 
     57$ <</path/to/ghc/tree>>/distrib/compare <<previous_release_files>> <<this_release_files>> 
     58}}}