[Haskell] Hackage2 server testing

Erik Hesselink hesselink at gmail.com
Tue Sep 11 23:42:04 CEST 2012

On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 11:29 PM, Ian Lynagh <ian at well-typed.com> wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 09:55:30AM +0200, Henning Thielemann wrote:
>> Next test: I have successfully uploaded a package candidate of
>> 'gnuplot'. Now I go to the gnuplot candidate page and click on
>> [maintain]. Then I get a new page with the text "Here, you can
>> delete a candidate, publish it, upload a new one, and edit the
>> maintainer group". Below this text the page is empty. Above this
>> text there are the usual hackage navigation links. It does not look
>> like a can do a lot with the package candidate so far.
> Hackage people, what's the plan here?
> My assumption was that "Upload a package candidate" in Hackage 2 was
> just meant to check for problems in the package (which AFAIK is what
> "Checking a Cabal package" does in Hackage 1).
> It looks like more functionality might be planned, but not implemented?
> Should we just remove the "maintain" link for now?

It looks like you're correct. I think the simplest thing is indeed to
remove the maintain link. The text on upload.html should probably also
be changed in that case.


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