HEAD vs Hackage status report

Johan Tibell johan.tibell at gmail.com
Mon Sep 30 15:00:35 UTC 2013

On Mon, Sep 30, 2013 at 12:36 AM, Herbert Valerio Riedel <hvr at gnu.org> wrote:
> On 2013-09-30 at 08:26:10 +0200, Bryan O'Sullivan wrote:
>> Most of the breakage could be fixed by loosening the dependencies on the
>> template-haskell and primitive packages, and here are the rest.
> Btw/fyi, as one of the new killer features of Hackage 2, incorrect
> build-deps were supposed to be fixable easily by editing the .cabal
> directly (e.g. by a team of devoted Hackage trustees) and thus fix-up
> the build-deps on Hackage w/o needing to upload a full new release, but
> see
>   https://github.com/haskell/hackage-server/issues/52

Being one of those trustees and seeing the large number of failures I
kinda doubt the viability of this approach. I for one don't feel like
manually editiing ~200 package's descriptions manually.

-- Johan

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