new hackage-server testing host

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at
Fri Aug 28 22:01:26 EDT 2009

On Sat, 2009-08-29 at 01:18 +0100, Ross Paterson wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 28, 2009 at 09:44:53PM +0100, Duncan Coutts wrote:
> > One thing I noticed when importing data into it is that there are a
> > small handful of packages that have no entry in the upload log. The new
> > server expects to find such an entry so that it knows when the package
> > was added.
> > 
> > Ross, the packages in question I think are the ones that you uploaded
> > after ghc-6.10 was released including base, containers etc. I'm guessing
> > that the normal hackage upload rejected them with some QA complaints and
> > that you had to add them by a manual process.
> I've cleaned up the upload log, so it should match the tarballs now.

Thanks very much!

> However there are a number of directories that contain documentation
> only (or even just symlinks):

That's ok, I don't care about those for the moment, only ones with
tarballs. I notice the current hackage server does not list those
versions on the package pages either.

I guess at some point we might think about packages with only docs and
no tarball, if only for the benefit of other haddock docs linking to


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