[darcs-users] darcs patch: Add LANGUAGE pragmas for explicit langua... (and 6 more)

Jason Dagit dagit at codersbase.com
Mon Oct 27 23:44:22 UTC 2008

On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 3:52 PM, Ganesh Sittampalam <ganesh at earth.li> wrote:
> On Mon, 27 Oct 2008, Jason Dagit wrote:
>> On Mon, Oct 27, 2008 at 3:45 PM, Ganesh Sittampalam <ganesh at earth.li>
>> wrote:
>>> Sorry, please ignore this, I was trying to abort sending it and screwed
>>> up. I'm just writing the text that was supposed to go with it and will
>>> send them again with that shortly.
>> Okay, but the first one you sent needs to be retweaked so that while
>> we add the information we remain backwards compatible with ghc6.6.
> Yeah, but as with the other sprint patches, you can't amend-record without
> creating a lot of hassle for everyone (like me) who has repos that depend on
> it. I think we'll just have to accept that the price of having a sprint is
> that we can't make the patch history as nice as would be ideal.

I agree with this actually.  Not rewriting history when we can just
add a fix on top before we merge seems very wise and pragmatic.


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