[darcs-users] 1.0.8 / 1.0.6 interop errors?

Esa Ilari Vuokko eivuokko at gmail.com
Sun Jul 9 13:50:32 UTC 2006

On 7/9/06, David Roundy <droundy at darcs.net> wrote:
> My understanding is that ghc won't work with cygwin at all (i.e. it
> won't call the cygwin gcc compiler, and can't generate cygwin
> executables).

For our purposes, this is correct.  cygwin port of ghc is bitrotted
and there's no distribution afaik.

> So I'm guessing we'll have to go with plan B.  Since we
> won't be a true cygwin executable (someone correct me if I'm wrong),
> we'll need either a configure flag or a runtime check whether we're
> using cygwin ssh.  I'm guessing the latter will be more practical, and
> is certainly more elegant.

I'd like runtime check or darcs option better.

(I'm not offering to patch darcs because I am not planning to use or
install cygwin, sorry.)

Best regards,

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