[arch-haskell] Re: [extra] haskell-parallel
magnus at therning.org
Thu Nov 11 18:06:24 EST 2010
On 11/11/10 17:42, Peter Simons wrote:
> Hi Magnus,
> > AFAICS there are roughly two sides to consider. Packages delivered in
> > binary format, and packages delivered in source format (AUR).
> > Binary: The burden falls on the developers who provide the binary
> > packages to make sure that all binary packages are mutually
> > compatible.
> > Source: The burden falls on the user to make sure that his system is
> > sane.
> wait a second, let me get this straight. In case of AUR, the *user* has
> to figure out how to satisfy a package's dependencies? That is our
It depends what you mean by "satisfy a package's dependencies".
As you no doubt know there are tools that help with satisfying
build/install time. However, there is a lack of tools to make sure that the
dependencies stay satisfies. I'm surprised you haven't bumped into this
Magnus Therning (OpenPGP: 0xAB4DFBA4)
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