[arch-haskell] Re: [extra] haskell-parallel

Rémy Oudompheng remyoudompheng at gmail.com
Wed Nov 10 09:24:09 EST 2010

On 2010/11/10 Peter Simons <simons at cryp.to> wrote:
> Hi Rémy,
>  > Can you quickly tell me if everybody agrees on me uploading these
>  > packages:
>  >
>  > - haskell-parallel (version
>  > - haskell-hp-parallel (version, provides haskell-parallel=
> I'd rather have haskell-parallel- in [extra].
> The distinction between haskell-X and haskell-hp-X sounds good in theory,
> but I don't believe that the consequences of that change are sufficiently
> understood, nor am I convinced that we posses a tool-chain that's capable of
> taking advantage of that distinction. At this point in time, that change
> looks like a lot of risks and very little payoff.

Since a lot of Hackage packages depends on parallel (with no version
spec) and actually are incompatible with parallel=3.*, I'll say I


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