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

Xyne xyne at archlinux.ca
Sat Oct 12 07:37:41 UTC 2013

Peter Simons wrote:

> Hi Magnus,
>  >> Once package FOO is installed, and linked to local versions of its
>  >> dependencies, there is not much we can do to prevent that an update
>  >> to FOO's dependencies breaks the *local* system if it's upgraded.
>  >
>  > Why can't we bump $pkgrel of those packages that depend on FOO?
> Um, sorry, I was confused for a moment. I meant to say, of course, why
> can't we bump the $pkgrel of FOO whenever one of its dependencies is
> updated? Wouldn't that remedy this problem?
> Take care,
> Peter

That's what I've been going on about with topological update scripts. We can
eventually provide tools to automatically rebuild packages as well, but in the
short term it should be easy to do bump the necessary packages when releasing

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