[Haskell-cafe] Cabal dependency hell
uzytkownik2 at gmail.com
Sun Apr 11 12:43:30 EDT 2010
> * Build reporting in the hackage server
> The idea here is that cabal sends back anonymous reports to the
> server to say if a package compiled or not, and against what
> versions of dependencies. This would make it clearer to
> maintainers if their dependency versions are correct.
> Additionally I think it would be useful for hackage to provide
> tweaked .cabal files for packages with updated constraints, even
> without new version uploads.
> We are proposing a GSoC project which would cover some of this.
Hmm. I guess there are 2 problems:
- Privacy problem. I don't want the software to call home with data
- Spoofing problem. Someone can feed wrong data easily without chance
of being discovered (for example to prove how grate 'haxor' he is).
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