[arch-haskell] How to update packages in extra?

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Sat Oct 12 07:37:09 UTC 2013

On 18/10/10 21:51, Rémy Oudompheng wrote:
> On 2010/10/18 Rémy Oudompheng <remyoudompheng at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 2010/10/18 Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
>>> On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 14:17, Peter Simons <simons at cryp.to> wrote:
>>>> Hi,
>>>> the PKGBUILD files in "extra" have been generated with ancient versions
>>>> of cabal2arch, like 0.4.1, and because of that they lack features such
>>>> as the generation of Haddock reference documentation. Is there any way
>>>> for us to update those files? Who has the ability to do that?
>>> You'll need an Arch dev to do that.  Raise a bug on the bugtracker for
>>> the package in question.
>> I'll do that. Maybe I'll take the opportuniy to add haskell-tar as an
>> official package, since it is a dependency of the archlinux library
>> now.
> For the moment I only did mtl, quickcheck and parsec. The packages in
> [extra] are different from what is output by cabal2arch in the sense that
> they enable shared libraries, profiling libraries and split-object files.

From my Debian days I remember that split-objects could cause problems
in some
cases, but is there any reason why cabal2arch shouldn't enable shared
libs and
profiling libs?


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