[arch-haskell] Distribution.ArchLinux maintainer search for the AUR

Don Stewart dons at galois.com
Sat Oct 12 07:36:01 UTC 2013

> Greetings,
> The JSON AUR interface now has an msearch method in its API to allow
> finding all packages by a certain maintainer.
> So now it's possible to do:
> http://aur.archlinux.org/rpc.php?type=msearch&arg=arch-haskell to get
> all the packages maintained by the arch-haskell devs.
> The change required in Distribution.ArchLinux is trivial, but I would
> be willing to provide a darcs patch if it's somehow needed.

Thanks for the news, and the example API use. 

I've implemented the binding, and it is now available in archlinux 0.3


An example of how to use it:

    import Distribution.ArchLinux.AUR
    import Control.Monad

    me = "arch-haskell"

    main = do
        packages <- maintainer me
        forM_ packages $ putStrLn . packageName

To print all packages by "me"

In AUR now. http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=29267


-- Don

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