[Haskell-cafe] text 188.8.131.52 producing cabal hell?
jwlato at gmail.com
Tue Dec 17 23:29:16 UTC 2013
If you go to a URL like
you should get a nice report of all packages matching that string, along
with their restrictive dependency bounds.
There's an RSS feed also (linked from that page), if you're into that sort
On Tue, Dec 17, 2013 at 1:24 PM, Clark Gaebel <cgaebel at uwaterloo.ca> wrote:
> 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?
> - Clark
> 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 306 outdated dependencies!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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