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Re: Ghc rebuild in unstable?


Am Samstag, den 17.08.2013, 00:26 +0100 schrieb Gianfranco Costamagna:
> many thanks for the upload in unstable.
> Anyway I'm just wondering that because of the ghc dependency on itself, wouldn't it be better to upload again ghc as soon as this one (-4) is built?
> I see in changelogs that ghc -4 is built with the 7.6.3-3, that installs llvm-3.0 as build dep.
> Would be nice to upload a 7.6.3-5 with no changes (just a rebuild), that will be built with 7.6.3-4 without llvm-3.0 and with llvm-3.2
> I see llvm-3.0 in the changelogs, e.g.
> https://buildd.debian.org/status/fetch.php?pkg=ghc&arch=kfreebsd-i386&ver=7.6.3-4&stamp=1376686960

does it matter what llvm is used when building GHC? No point in
rebuilding GHC if the outcome will be the same (or at least functionally
the same). Or am I missing something?


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