Re: packaging ghc
Hi, thanks for the suggestions, and the links. I hadn't found those pages yet.
I should clarify that I have lots of experience building ghc, and I also have some limited experience building .deb packages. My problem was specifically with building a .deb for ghc.
Just a quick note: I can browse the darcs repo over http, but when I try to clone it, darcs wants a password.
On Mon, Jan 24, 2011 at 12:00 AM, Marco Túlio Gontijo e Silva <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Excerpts from Philip Weaver's message of Seg Jan 24 03:55:46 -0200 2011:
> I have been trying to find documentation for building ghc deb packages, butBuilding GHC is no different than building any other Debian package. Maybe you
> with no luck. All I have to work with right now is the haskell-devscripts
> package, but I haven't yet been able to get a successful build. It would be
> so helpful if anyone could provide a script that demonstrates how they
> perform their builds of ghc, or the configuration files for
> dpkg-buildpackage (the ones in the "debian" directory that gets created by
> dh_make), or point me to a webpage with any useful information.
should start your study with how to build Debian packages. The most recent
version of the debian/ directory from the ghc package is in