[arch-haskell] Secondary repository for arch-haskell

gdweber at iue.edu gdweber at iue.edu
Sat Oct 12 07:40:18 UTC 2013

On 2012-Jul-12, Fabio Riga wrote:
> Hi archhaskellers!
> Long time ago I wrote in this list about the idea of using cblrepo for
> maintaining two or more repositories. Well, you can find the results here:
> https://github.com/EffeErre/habs-extra .
> The main idea is that every needed package already present in haskell repo
> is added as a DistroPkg. This is done via a script that uses both *cblrepo* and
> *cabal install* to find dependencies and latest available packages. I will
> put the script on github as soon as possible. At the moment it can check
> only a main cblrepo.db and work in another one. It should check many
> cblrepo.db files in order to be really useful.
> After some (*very slow*) testing, I ended up with a "haskell-extra" repo.
> You can find it here:
> http://archhaskell.mynerdside.com/haskell-extra/x86_64/. They are mainly
> web-related package: snap, yesod, hakyll, mighttpd2...
> IMHO there's no need for a different repository: it would be better to
> merge this in main [haskell].

Excellent!  I had been thinking the next direction to turn was to add
some web frameworks and such, and you have beat me to it -- though I
did get a hakyll package built, but it is not yet in a state that
can be shared.

I look forward to your work being integrated into the [haskell] repo.


> Hope this can be helpful,
> Fabio

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