[arch-haskell] [arch-general] Haskell Support Was: Xmonad version?

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Wed Dec 28 10:06:02 CET 2011

On Tue, Dec 27, 2011 at 02:36:50PM -0800, Bernardo Barros wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 24, 2011 at 11:50 PM, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
> >> Witch version should I use? For now we have 1 vote for 7.2.2
> >> (Magnus) and 1 for 7.0.4 (Bernardo).
> >
> > I suspect the most worthwhile thing to do is an attempt to use 7.4rc1.
> >
> It's a good idea too! I would suggest to have two repositories then.
>   [haskell-stable] and [haskell-preview]

[haskell] and [haskell-testing] would make more sense :-)

> Right now people are sending patches to package maintainers to get
> them working with 7.4.
> We can help with that process with the [haskell-preview] repository.

I should point out that there is quite a bit of work involved if
someone wants to forge ahead with this before the Arch maintainers get
GHC 7.4 and packages built with it into [testing]/[community-testing].


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