[Haskell-cafe] Re: Handling absent maintainers

Ben Millwood haskell at benmachine.co.uk
Wed Aug 18 21:49:43 EDT 2010

2010/8/18 Jonas Almström Duregård <jonas.duregard at gmail.com>:
>> I had been in contact with the maintainer of the
>> package who has prepared a version 0.5 and was waiting for them to
>> upload it so that I could use it as a dependency, but I haven't heard
>> from them in a week or so. I'll try emailing them again, and as soon
>> as 0.5 is on hackage I will go ahead with my upload.
> I can upload a working .4 version of th-lift if needed, but I guess it
> might be undesirable to depend on it if 0.5 changes the API.
> I'll have a look at your version and see if I can merge my additions into it.
> For now, perhaps somebody should re-upload the current version of
> src-meta with the correct dependencies (TH<2.4)?

Indeed I was using the th-lift 0.5 API changes; they're uploaded now
so I went ahead with the haskell-src-meta 0.1.0 upload. I'll write up
an announcement to the mailing lists soon.

This is the first time I've ever maintained a haskell package, so I
welcome all comments or suggestions!


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