[Haskell-cafe] Automatically test different versions of single dependency
alpmestan at gmail.com
Thu Jul 4 21:03:22 CEST 2013
Yeah, I used the 00-index.tar.gz too, the directory listing did it for me
(in scoutess). I was saying 'cabal' but cabal-dev works just fine for this
too, it responds to the necessary commands too. Good luck :-)
On Thu, Jul 4, 2013 at 3:01 PM, Daniel Díaz Casanueva <dhelta.diaz at gmail.com
> Hello, Alp.
> Thank you for your response. Currently, I am extracting the information
> from the 00-index.tar.gz, and planning to use cabal-dev for the builds.
> Using the cabal tool directly looks like a very bad idea to me. I am still
> interested in knowing if there is some related job already done, or any
> other clever ideas that I didn't manage to think of. However, this looks
> like the best approach right now.
> Thank you,
> Daniel Díaz.
> On Thu, Jul 4, 2013 at 2:36 PM, Alp Mestanogullari <alpmestan at gmail.com>wrote:
>> You can just write a bash script that will do:
>> cabal install --constraint='bar == v'
>> for all the values of 'v' (0.1, 0.2, 220.127.116.11, ...) you are interested in.
>> You can be aware of all the existing versions just using the directory
>> listing in http://hackage.haskell.org/packages/archive/containers/ (for
>> the 'containers' package in this case) or by using cabal-install cleverly
>> I just saw 'cabal info containers' gives a list of available versions, up
>> to a point... after which it says "(and 4 others)". So maybe go see how
>> 'cabal info' does this? But all in all, this should give you enough to work
>> out a nice solution.
>> On Thu, Jul 4, 2013 at 12:56 PM, Daniel Díaz Casanueva <
>> dhelta.diaz at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Hello everyone.
>>> I would like to check what dependencies is one of my packages compatible
>>> with. For example, say I have a package called "foo" that depends on
>>> package "bar". Most likely, "foo" does not build with each version of
>>> "bar". What I want to do is try to build "foo" with each single version of
>>> "bar" (not manually).
>>> What is the best approach to this?
>>> Haskell-Cafe mailing list
>>> Haskell-Cafe at haskell.org
>> Alp Mestanogullari
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