[arch-haskell] New maintainer
magnus at therning.org
Thu Jul 21 16:59:50 CEST 2011
I've now started uploading the fruits of this labour. Unfortunately I
still don't have access to the ArchHaskell areas on kiwilight, so if
you want to try this out you have to modify your pacman config:
Server = http://www.kiwilight.com/~magnus/$repo/$arch
The x86_64 repo has been fully uploaded already, while the i686 repo
is still being built (I think about 150 of the packages are up there
by now). Report any issues to me, please.
I've so far heard nothing from Kaiting, who provides the space for us.
As soon as the permissions have been straightened out I'll update the
official repos. Of course I'll send an announcement to the list as I
On Wed, Jul 20, 2011 at 08:40:12AM +0200, Magnus Therning wrote:
> As you've seen in the last few days Peter has handed over
> maintainership to me. In order to make sure that I can shoulder this
> responsibility I'm about to make a major change:
> - drop cabal2arch in favour of cblrepo
> cblrepo will allow me/us to much closer track hackage because it
> cuts out a bit of the time consuming manual work involved in
> updating packages
> To users the visible change is that I'll make a complete rebuild of
> all packages, I'm half-way through making one for x86_64 already.
> Expect a few packages to be updated in a day or so. A bonus of this
> is that all packages now are built with profiling support.
> To contributors it's a complete change compared to how HABS worked in
> the past. I'll push the changes to github as soon as they are
> complete (basically I need to complete the rebuilt to verify them).
> I'll make sure to document how to work with the new HABS. I'll also
> push the source for cblrepo to github at that point.
> Magnus Therning OpenPGP: 0xAB4DFBA4
> email: magnus at therning.org jabber: magnus at therning.org
> twitter: magthe http://therning.org/magnus
> Perl is another example of filling a tiny, short-term need, and then
> being a real problem in the longer term.
> -- Alan Kay
Magnus Therning OpenPGP: 0xAB4DFBA4
email: magnus at therning.org jabber: magnus at therning.org
twitter: magthe http://therning.org/magnus
Perl is another example of filling a tiny, short-term need, and then
being a real problem in the longer term.
-- Alan Kay
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