[arch-haskell] Testpack considered for removal, users please speak up

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Mon Apr 15 08:58:43 CEST 2013

On Thu, Mar 21, 2013 at 12:08 PM, Nicolas Pouillard
<np at nicolaspouillard.fr> wrote:
> Quoting Magnus Therning (2013-03-20 21:21:17)
>> Testpack[1] is being considered for removal.  It's requiring more and
>> more patching and the upstream author has not been responsive lately.
>> There are no other packages depending on it so there is no impact on
>> other packages in [haskell-core].
>> If anyone out there is depending on the package please speak up, so we
>> can discuss what to do about it.
>> I'll leave a week for users to speak up and start the discussion.  If
>> I've heard nothing as of 27 March I'll go ahead and remove the
>> package.
> I was about to say that git-annex depends on it, but I checked and the
> latest release got rid of it.
> It is still of my long term goals to easily provide git-annex dependencies.
> However since this a binary package only these are only build dependencies.

The package has now been removed from the repos, and I'll push the
change to github later today.


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