Changes between Version 29 and Version 30 of WikiStart


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    1212 * The {{{STABLE}}} branch is {{{ghc-6-4-branch}}} in CVS.  Bugfixes (only) are being merged in from the {{{HEAD}}}. We are using CVS for this branch, the next STABLE branch will be a darcs repository.  The next release of this branch will be 6.4.2, which is due around February 2006. 
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    14  * The {{{HEAD}}} will be branched for version 6.6 at some point, still to be decided, but probably around Spring 2006. 
     14 * The {{{HEAD}}} is in darcs now (see below).  We will be branching the HEAD for version 6.6 at some point, still to be decided, but probably around Spring 2006. 
    1515 
    1616== Downloading snapshots == 
     
    3333 * [query:?status=new&status=assigned&status=reopened&milestone=6.6&order=priority View tickets scheduled for 6.6] 
    3434 
    35 == The GHC sources == 
     35== The Code == 
    3636 
    37 We are in a transition between revision control systems.  The source tree is currently held in a CVS repository: 
     37Our source code is kept in a collection of [http://darcs.net/ darcs] repositories. 
     38 
     39 * [wiki:GhcDarcs Getting the sources] 
     40 
     41We recently transitioned from using CVS as our revision control system to darcs.  The darcs repositories have full history, but in case you need to look at the CVS trees: 
    3842 
    3943 * [http://cvs.haskell.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/fptools/ Browse the CVS repository online] 
    4044 * [http://www.haskell.org/ghc/docs/latest/html/building/sec-cvs.html Accessing the CVS repository] 
    4145 
    42 We are currently maintaining a mirror of the CVS repository in a [http://darcs.net/ darcs] repository, with the aim of switching to using darcs for development. 
    43   
    44  * [http://darcs.haskell.org/ghc Browse the darcs repository (HEAD)] 
    4546 
    4647== Getting Started == 
     
    4950 
    5051 * Pick an easy [query:?status=new&status=assigned&status=reopened&type=bug&order=priority&group=difficulty  bug report] or [query:?status=new&status=assigned&status=reopened&type=task&order=priority&group=difficulty  task] to work on 
    51  * Grab the latest sources (darcs is recommended, see above) 
     52 * [wiki:GhcDarcs Grab the latest sources] 
    5253 * [http://cvs.haskell.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/~checkout~/fptools/ghc/HACKING?content-type=text%2Fplain  Set up your build tree] 
    5354 * Useful information about GHC's architecture is in the [http://www.cse.unsw.edu.au/~chak/haskell/ghc/comm/ commentary]