[darcs-users] Suggestion: Compile Setup for the Cabal build

naur at post11.tele.dk naur at post11.tele.dk
Tue Mar 3 22:13:46 UTC 2009

Hello Eric,

----- Original meddelelse -----

> Fra: Eric Kow <kowey at darcs.net>
> Til: Thorkil Naur <naur at post11.tele.dk>
> Cc: zooko <zooko at zooko.com>, darcs-users at darcs.net
> Dato: Tir, 03. mar 2009 22:08
> Emne: Re: [darcs-users] Suggestion: Compile Setup for the Cabal build
> Hi Thorkil,
> On Sun, Mar 01, 2009 at 22:28:37 +0100, Thorkil Naur wrote:
> > It turned out that resource consumption was still excessive, so I
> have
> > unpulled the change. In this process, I had to also reinstate a
> change by
> > kowey that added --verbose to the configure command.
> I was wondering why there as an anonymous patch in the buildbot
> repository. :-D

And at the time I did this, I was faily sure that I didn't use the appropriate method, but I decided that doing something and waiting for the response was easier than asking first. Sorry.

> Generally speaking, it's not a good idea to unpull patches that have
> already been "published" to a public repository. It's safe in darcs
> terms, but very confusing in social terms. A better solution for this
> case would be to use "darcs rollback", which generates a new patch.
> Could you push back your patch (and my original patch), resolve the
> conflict with your version of my patch, and then possibly rollback
> the
> Setup patch? If that seemed too confusing, I could try to help walk
> you
> through it or do it myself when I have more darcs time.

I'll do my best. This will happen Thursday evening earliest, unfortunately.

> Thanks!
> (I was looking at the buildbot because I want too see the Windows
> buildslave building again, so that we can return to the original
> issue of the tests failing there...)
> --
> Eric Kow <http://www.nltg.brighton.ac.uk/home/Eric.Kow>
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Best regards

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