[Haskell-cafe] security update practice?

Carter Schonwald carter.schonwald at gmail.com
Wed Jul 9 03:23:59 UTC 2014

You can actually mark specific package releases deprecated on hackage.
Which prevents cabal from picking it as part of a build plan. This of
course doesn't handle the dissemination issue of course.

On Tuesday, July 8, 2014, Mark Wotton <mwotton at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi all,
> there was a security update to the underlying library to one of my
> bindings last night (lz4) and it got me thinking - how do we handle
> security updates as a community? I typically find out from IRC or
> twitter now, which isn't particularly reliable. Might it be possible
> to mark an update on Hackage as a security update rather than feature
> update?
> cheers
> Mark
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