[arch-haskell] On adding new packages.

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Sat Feb 12 08:26:28 CET 2011

On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 06:33:10PM +0000, Magnus Therning wrote:
> On Fri, Feb 11, 2011 at 06:57:35PM +0100, Peter Simons wrote:
> > Hi Magnus,
> > 
> >  > I would suggest we don't add any new packages that currently don't
> >  > build with GHC7. What do you say?
> > 
> > yes, I think that's reasonable.
> > 
> > On a similar notion, do we currently have (non-HP) packages in HABS that
> > don't build with GHC7? If that is the case, then I would like to inform
> > the maintainers of those packages in order to increase our chances that
> > a fixed version has become available by the time we would like to
> > switch.
> The packages I found yesterday (that's before the addition of Nicola's
> changes today) where
>  network-bytestring
>  numeric-prelude
>  sifflet-lib
>  sifflet
>  web-routes
> I've contacted upstream for all those packages.

I had forgotten the discussion on network-bytestring that took place a
while ago.  It is now superseded by network >=2.3, so we should plan
to remove network-bytestring completely once we move to GHC7.


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