[Haskell] Hackage2 server testing

Matthew Gruen wikigracenotes at gmail.com
Wed Sep 12 00:36:12 CEST 2012

On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 5:42 PM, Erik Hesselink <hesselink at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Sep 11, 2012 at 11:29 PM, Ian Lynagh <ian at well-typed.com> wrote:
> > 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?
> It looks like you're correct. I think the simplest thing is indeed to
> remove the maintain link. The text on upload.html should probably also
> be changed in that case.
> Erik
One can upload a package directly from candidacy, called publishing.
Literally the only thing missing, and it should have be hard to miss (but
in any case), is a link to the page. This is an HTML issue.
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