[darcs-users] MinGW compile problem

Gour gour at mail.inet.hr
Sun Nov 16 21:31:24 UTC 2003

David Roundy (droundy at abridgegame.org) wrote:

> My guess is that the problem was that I unpulled a buggy version of the XML
> patch and replaced it with a fixed one (which I shouldn't have done).  You
> probably pulled the buggy version, and then when you pulled the fixed
> version they had massive conflicts which took a long time to resolve.  :(
> I need to look at the conflict resolution code carefully some time to see
> if I can figure out a faster way to do it.

Definitely it was something strange and conflict resolution was going to last
eternally :-)

> I have an alternative fix for this, assuming you are using ghc6.  The
> latest darcs uses System.Posix.Signals for the signals stuff, which should
> mean that they can be moved out of win32/Posix.hs entirely, if we're
> willing to drop win32 ghc5 support.

Yes, I'm on ghc 6.0.1.

> Let me know if you (both Gour and Peter) think this fix is enough, and if
> so I'll pull the signal stuff from win32/Posix (or one of you could submit
> a patch that does so).

I'll try my best but I'm still very green with ghc (even more with Haskell :-(


gour at mail.inet.hr
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