[Haskell-cafe] Re: Cabal dependency hell

Heinrich Apfelmus apfelmus at quantentunnel.de
Mon Apr 12 03:58:28 EDT 2010

Edward Z. Yang wrote:
> Ivan Lazar Miljenovic's wrote:
>> "Edward Z. Yang" writes:
>>> I doubt you'd get very much runtime with that.  I'd suggest prompting the
>>> user to submit a failed build report if the build fails.
>> Exactly like how Windows keeps prompting you to allow it to send an
>> error report to Microsoft?  I don't know about you, but I always found
>> it irritating...
> I think the primary irritation is that Microsoft gets all of these error
> reports and they disappear into the great black VOID.  Some public statistics
> might help alleviate the irritation.

Perhaps exactly when the user is prompted?

"Would you like to send an anonymous report of this build failure to
hackage.org? Users have been uploading 189 reports so far; yours would
be the 190th report that ensures high quality Haskell packages! [y/n]"

Heinrich Apfelmus


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