[arch-haskell] Re: [extra] haskell-parallel

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

On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 13:38, Magnus Therning <magnus at therning.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 10, 2010 at 12:44, Peter Simons <simons at cryp.to> wrote:
>> Hi Xyne,
>>  > Why does haskell-parallel in [extra] depends on a later version of
>>  > haskell-deepseq than what is availabe in [extra]? The package simply
>>  > cannot be installed because of this.
>> on top of this, [extra] ships parallel-, which is way ahead of
>> the version haskell-platform requires, namely parallel-
>> There are other problems in [extra] (such as FS#21615 and FS#21613), all
>> of which have been reported a while ago, but still there seems to be no
>> discernible progress towards remedying the situation. This is really
>> frustrating. I thought Remy volunteered to help maintaining [extra]
>> precisely to avoid these kind of problems. So what is going on? What is
>> the point of me bothering to maintain AUR, if our base packages in
>> [extra] are outright broken for extended periods of time?
> Peter, the work you put into AUR is very much appreciated.  It's
> unfortunate that [extra] was allowed to enter the state of brokenness
> it currently is in, but that doesn't in any way detract from the value
> of your work.
> Based on a very small sample, it seems some of the packages in [extra]
> were updated about 11 days ago.  Some of these have since been
> reverted back to the HP versions again.  Is there some easy way to
> quickly go through the packages in [extra] to identify which ones
> still aren't on the HP version?

Answering my own question on this.  Only haskell-parallel seems to
still be on a non-HP version.


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