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

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Sat Nov 13 11:02:48 EST 2010

On 12/11/10 16:19, Peter Simons wrote:
> Hi Magnus,
>  >> Once package FOO is installed, and linked to local versions of its
>  >> dependencies, there is not much we can do to prevent that an update
>  >> to FOO's dependencies breaks the *local* system if it's upgraded.
>  >
>  > Why can't we bump $pkgrel of those packages that depend on FOO?
> Um, sorry, I was confused for a moment. I meant to say, of course, why
> can't we bump the $pkgrel of FOO whenever one of its dependencies is
> updated? Wouldn't that remedy this problem?

Yes, that slipped my mind.  Of course we can do that, and it'd fix the

It hasn't been done in the past though.


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