How to contact OpenGL package maintainer (where is Sven?)

Don Stewart dons00 at
Tue Apr 19 03:24:04 CEST 2011

There's a ticket to track discussion around removal here:


Removing large C library dependencies is generally a good thing;
however, removing functionality is bad. And we don't have
a good track record for adding functionality yet.

On Mon, Apr 18, 2011 at 6:21 PM, Jens Petersen
<juhp at> wrote:
> On 7 April 2011 06:51, Don Stewart <dons00 at> wrote:
>> Moving those modules under OpenGL.*.*.StateVar etc would remove the
>> problems with upgrading to the HP.
> Perhaps it would be a good time now to revisit again whether
> we really need to include OpenGL support inside HP or not.
> I grant that it may be convenient for users who might find it
> hard to build OpenGL and GLUT with cabal-install; on the other hand
> not that many haskell packages actually need those libraries AFAICT
> so I am still not convinced that they really belong in HP.
> Maybe if hopengl provided upstream binaries for current Windows and Mac HP
> that might lessen the burden on the HP binary maintainers too?
> Jens

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