Opened 6 years ago

Closed 4 years ago

#8689 closed bug (fixed)

confusing comment in compiler/main/SysTools.lhs

Reported by: carter Owned by:
Priority: normal Milestone: 8.0.1
Component: Compiler Version: 7.7
Keywords: Cc:
Operating System: Unknown/Multiple Architecture: Unknown/Multiple
Type of failure: None/Unknown Test Case:
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on line 341

                    -- Hans: this isn't right in general, but you can
                    -- elaborate it in the same way as the others

I have NO idea what that comment is referring to

Change History (3)

comment:1 Changed 5 years ago by thomie

That comment was added in 16d5d1c75c999677783c9c1bda519540fa9a6e58, possibly copied from somewhere else. 'Hans' must be referring to Hans-Wolfgang Loidl (hwloidl), who added 7 commits to ghc around that time.

comment:2 Changed 4 years ago by Thomas Miedema <thomasmiedema@…>

In e66daeca/ghc:

DynFlags: remove unused sPgm_sysman (#8689)

Something about a long deleted 'system manager' for the 'parallel

Also remove confusing comment in SysTools, that supposedly referred to
sPgm_sysman. See commit 16d5d1c75c999677783c9c1bda519540fa9a6e58.

comment:3 Changed 4 years ago by thomie

Milestone: 8.0.1
Resolution: fixed
Status: newclosed
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