[darcs-users] enfranchising darcs?
daveroundy at gmail.com
Fri Oct 17 14:28:30 UTC 2008
On Fri, Oct 17, 2008 at 10:25 AM, J. Garrett Morris
<jgmorris at cecs.pdx.edu> wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 16, 2008 at 11:25 AM, Jason Dagit <dagit at codersbase.com> wrote:
>> * I personally do not consider wine to be windows and I do not consider
>> testing on wine to be an acceptable substitute for testing real software for
>> windows compatibility.
> For what it's worth, the Franchise build works amazingly smoothly on
> XP SP3 32-bit. I don't have the proper collection of tools to run the
> test suite though, so if something's going subtly wrong I wouldn't
> know it. I also haven't tried building against libcurl yet.
I'm glad to hear it! So far as I know, you're the first real windows
user of franchise! :)
(And a side-note: this is how a decent build system should work!)
> I'm still attempting to get a Vista 64-bit (although building darcs in
> a 32-bit environment because of a lack of 64-bit Windows support from
> GHC) build working, but it's not Franchise's/Darcs's fault. I'll
> report back when it's working. Right now, my biggest issue is that I
> needed to upgrade GHC from 6.8.3 to avoid crashes, and 6.10 seems
> (this is totally unscientific) to be using way more memory - has
> anyone else seen anything like either of these issues?
Hmmm. What's the trouble with ghc 6.8.3? I thought that ghc 6.8.3 was
fine. Is it a Vista thing?
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