[Haskell] Hackage2 server testing

Ian Lynagh ian at well-typed.com
Tue Sep 11 23:29:07 CEST 2012

On Mon, Sep 10, 2012 at 09:55:30AM +0200, Henning Thielemann wrote:
> Next test: I have successfully uploaded a package candidate of
> 'gnuplot'. Now I go to the gnuplot candidate page and click on
> [maintain]. Then I get a new page with the text "Here, you can
> delete a candidate, publish it, upload a new one, and edit the
> maintainer group". Below this text the page is empty. Above this
> text there are the usual hackage navigation links. It does not look
> like a can do a lot with the package candidate so far.

Hackage people, what's the plan here?

My assumption was that "Upload a package candidate" in Hackage 2 was
just meant to check for problems in the package (which AFAIK is what
"Checking a Cabal package" does in Hackage 1).

It looks like more functionality might be planned, but not implemented?
Should we just remove the "maintain" link for now?

Ian Lynagh, Haskell Consultant
Well-Typed LLP, http://www.well-typed.com/

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