[arch-haskell] What version of cabal2arch should be used to build HABS?

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Sat Oct 12 07:37:59 UTC 2013

On 11/01/11 20:41, Peter Simons wrote:
> Hi Magnus,
>  > Are [cabal2arch and archlinux] in a state where new versions can be
>  > released right now?
> only recently, Remy has added the "platform-provides.txt" feature to these
> tools, which constitutes a major change in behavior. It's best illustrated
> by looking at the diff that results from re-generating the hasktags package
> with the new tools:
> Personally, I am a little scared by this feature, because the generated
> files are really quite different from what we used to distribute before.  On
> the other hand, I can't think of a reason why these of ultra-explicit
> dependencies might cause trouble, so I tend to defer to Remy's expertise in
> this matter, who clearly though that this is a good idea.

It's always an option to put the release tag on a previous changeset if we
don't want this in our HABS tree yet.


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