The state of Hackage: what are we doing about it?
Bas van Dijk
v.dijk.bas at gmail.com
Tue Jun 1 14:47:28 EDT 2010
On Tue, Jun 1, 2010 at 7:09 PM, Matthias Kilian <kili at outback.escape.de> wrote:
> - "Liveness" of a library, that is: does it still get updates? Does it
> build with recent versions of GHC?
Note that Hackage already shows the upload date and for which versions
of GHC the package does and doesn't build.
> - Reverse dependencies -- how many other libraries and/or programs are
> using this library (Maybe something for Hackage-2.0)?
My brother Roel created a patch for this. See ticket #576:
Also see our mirror Hackage that implements that patch:
The server automatically synchronizes with Hackage daily.
It would be great to have this in the regular Hackage however!
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