[Haskell-cafe] Hackage 2 maintainership
ross at soi.city.ac.uk
Tue Feb 14 01:49:27 CET 2012
On Mon, Feb 13, 2012 at 11:44:18PM +0000, Ben Gamari wrote:
> Those of you who follow the Haskell subreddit no doubt saw today's post
> regarding the status of Hackage 2. As has been said many times in the
> past, the primary blocker at this point to the adoption of Hackage 2
> appears to be the lack of an administrator.
> It seems to me this is a poor reason for this effort to be held
> up. Having taken a bit of time to consider, I would be willing to put in
> some effort to get things moving and would be willing to maintain the
> haskell.org Hackage 2.0 instance going forward if necessary.
Hurrah! After 5 years, 1 month and 7 days of doing this, I'm keen
to stop. (I've been waiting since Hackage 2 was announced in the Nov
> It seems that this process will go something like this,
> 1) Bring Hackage trac back from the dead
> 2) Bring up a Hackage 2 instance along-side the existing
> 3) Enlist testers
> 4) Let things simmer for a few weeks/months ensuring nothing explodes
> 5) After it's agreed that things are stable, eventually swap the
> Hackage 1 and 2 instances
Sounds like a good plan. I expect there are a number of small things
that still need doing to make the new server a complete replacement.
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