[Haskell-cafe] The instability of Haskell libraries

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Fri Apr 23 20:36:00 EDT 2010

Gwern Branwen <gwern0 at gmail.com> writes:
> On Fri, Apr 23, 2010 at 7:17 PM, Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
> <ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com> wrote:
>> 2) Not all head repositories are kept stable/buildable at all times.
> Perfect, meet better. Wait, no no - aw goddammit Perfect! Why do you
> do this every single time? *You* get to mop the floor this time.

Sense: this makes none.

>> 3) I can see this getting expensive wrt space and network usage.
> Not really. I do much the same thing locally. Most repos hardly ever change.
> My own local repos - which includes all of patch-tag, a few GHCs, some
> intermediate builds, and whatnot - is about 4.5G. By my calculations*
> that's about 25¢ of hard-drive space.

Yet we have enough complaints about code.haskell.org or hackage being
down; you want _another_ possible machine to have people complaining
about not being available? :p

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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