[arch-haskell] Re: What to do now?

Rémy Oudompheng remyoudompheng at gmail.com
Sat Oct 12 07:36:48 UTC 2013

Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
> Oh, don't get me wrong, some parts are already perfect.  The kind of
> things I was thinking of was
> • modify cabal2arch to accept the location of the local copy of the
> ABS tree so that the new PKGBUILD is created in the correct place
> • modify cabal2arch to be aware of the layout of the ABS tree
> (especially I expect that we would want some way of separating binary
> and source packages)
> • modify cabal2arch in the directions that Don has already pointed
> out, i.e. to remove the static, compiled-in lists (e.g. naming of C
> packages for dependencies), instead those lists should be kept outside
> the binary (maybe even make it possible to get them from a URL)

I am strongly bothered by the fact that the PkgBuild "Show" function
is implemented in cabal2arch and not in the archlinux module, is there
anybody against merging them together ?


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