[arch-haskell] Triggering recompilation automatically?
xyne at archlinux.ca
Sat Aug 1 13:36:14 EDT 2009
Don Stewart wrote:
> > On two of my systems I'm refraining from upgrading GHC to 6.10.4 due to
> > xmonad-contrib not having been recompiled yet. I suspect this kind of
> > situation is going to become more common the more binary Haskell packages
> > that make it into Arch. Is there some good way to deal with it (besides
> > doing a local re-compilation of the package)?
> We need an upgrade check list and work plan for maintainers.
Do you think it might be a good idea to create a Pacman package group
to keep track of Haskell packages which need to be recompiled with each
GHC upgrade? Perhaps "ghc-compiled" would be clear enough. This should
make it easier to handle such upgrades automatically.
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