"putting" packages compatible with ghc 6.6

Isaac Jones ijones at syntaxpolice.org
Wed Nov 15 00:27:35 EST 2006

Ross Paterson <ross at soi.city.ac.uk> writes:

> On Mon, Nov 13, 2006 at 10:43:06PM -0800, Isaac Jones wrote:
>> I'm working on building a set of packages that are known to be
>> compatible with GHC 6.6:
>> http://hackage.haskell.org/packages/testing-6.6/
>> I'm working on a script to download and install haskell packages (from
>> unstable), and if they build, install them into "testing".
> Have you considered a setup like that used by Debian, with a single
> pool of packages, and a distribution being just a list of package-ids?
> It would be an extra level of indirection, but duplication can also
> be confusing, and having all the packages in the same place would be
> useful for other kinds of processing too.

It's a good idea, I'll look at that.



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