[Haskell-cafe] Cabal install fails due to recent HUnit

Ross Paterson ross at soi.city.ac.uk
Mon Aug 27 22:13:53 CEST 2012

On Mon, Aug 27, 2012 at 07:39:39PM +0100, Erik Hesselink wrote:
> If we do agree that we want to prevent this problem for a while (which
> I'm not sure about), we should probably do it by preventing uploads
> for packages like this. That way, package maintainers will know what
> is going on, just like with the other 'package quality' issues hackage
> enforces.

The place to check is Distribution.PackageDescription.Check.checkPackage
(in Cabal).  If this returns anything other than PackageDistSuspicious,
hackage will reject the upload.

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