[Haskell-cafe] text 18.104.22.168 producing cabal hell?
cgaebel at uwaterloo.ca
Tue Dec 17 21:24:41 UTC 2013
Is there any way we can get packdeps to show the current maintainer (name +
email) so we can easily ctrl+f ourselves in the list?
On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 4:20 PM, Bardur Arantsson <spam at scientician.net>wrote:
> On 2013-12-17 22:03, Tillmann Vogt wrote:
> > Check this out:
> > http://packdeps.haskellers.com/reverse/text
> > 306 outdated dependencies!
> > I am guessing that most libraries could easily change the boundaries to
> >>=0.11 && <1.1
> > <http://hackage.haskell.org/package/digestive-functors-blaze>
> > because the API hasn't changed a lot. As far as I can see only a
> > function was added.
> > Or is everybody using sandboxing tools?
> > Maybe the author of a library should have the right to change the
> > boundary of all reverse dependencies. So that Brian has to adjust all
> > 306 boundaries if he knows that this would work :-)
> > Just the boundaries, not the code.
> Devil's advocate question: Should bumping a package major version *even
> if there are no incompatible changes* be allowed according to the PVP?
> It seems it causes a lot of inconvenience for people who are following
> the PVP in their dependency declarations.
> @bos: Of course, I understand that this was probably to signal
> stability, and as such fully support the bump (not that you need my
> support), I'm just playing devil's advocate regarding the PVP.
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