[Haskell-cafe] problems building hpodder

Karl Hasselström kha-list-haskell-cafe at hemma.treskal.com
Tue Apr 8 16:21:34 EDT 2008

On 2008-04-07 20:20:24 -0500, John Goerzen wrote:

> On Monday 07 April 2008 5:57:39 pm gwern0 at gmail.com wrote:
> > So almost certainly the issue is that HaXml has updated and
> > changed things around in a way that broke Hpodder; not surprising,
> > since HaXml-1.19.2 is as recent as 14 January 2008, and Goerzen
> > may simply not have updated and discovered the error before he
> > released Hpodder in February.
> I won't be updating it anytime soon, in fact. 1.19.2 is a
> development version, according to the author, so I will stick with
> 1.13.3 -- the stable, released version. Unfortunately, Hackage has
> no way to indicate stable vs. alpha, I guess. (That would make life
> easier here.) I suppose I ought to also post something on the
> hpodder wiki and update the Cabal build-deps so it gets the right
> HaXml version.

http://www.haskell.org/haskellwiki/Package_versioning_policy seems to
have something relevant to say. build-depends: HaXml >= 1.13.3 && <
1.14 ought to do the trick, since any changes in the published
interface are supposed to be accompanied by a version bump in one of
the first two numbers.

Karl Hasselström, kha at treskal.com

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