[Haskell-cafe] Checking packages before upload to Hackage

Duncan Coutts duncan.coutts at worc.ox.ac.uk
Fri Jun 20 14:25:44 EDT 2008

On Fri, 2008-06-20 at 12:12 -0400, Gwern Branwen wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 20, 2008 at 11:43 AM, Henning Thielemann
> <lemming at henning-thielemann.de> wrote:
> >
> > Is there some command which tests a tar.gz created by 'Setup.lhs sdist' by
> > unpacking the archive to say /tmp and compiling and documenting the sources?
> > Hackage should recommend this tool before package upload.

> If you're interested in a Haskell solution, there is an open Cabal bug
> for this: <http://hackage.haskell.org/trac/hackage/ticket/274>.

This would indeed be a very useful feature.

If anyone wants to have a go at implementing it that would be great.
They can ask on cabal-devel for pointers and advice.


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