breath of life for dataenc lib

Vincent Hanquez tab at
Sun Mar 16 16:30:22 UTC 2014

On 2014-03-15 17:52, Carter Schonwald wrote:
> ccing Libraries (forgot)
> On Sat, Mar 15, 2014 at 1:36 PM, Carter Schonwald 
> <carter.schonwald at <mailto:carter.schonwald at>> wrote:
>     Hey All,
>     Dataenc is needed for building darcs, and currently doesn't build
>     on 7.8 without some  easy patching (i'm also trying to mod the
>     tesing code to use the cabal test suite support but that doesn't
>     seem to work). I couldn't find a repo online so i started one here
>     @magnus, Are you still game for continuing to maintain it? (the
>     hackage docs indicate that you have uploader acls but also that
>     theres no maintainer per se and theres no repo online)

I'm pretty sure that Magnus is now only maintaining sandi:

Looks like dataenc has not been marked as deprecated though (probably 
because the name change predates the hackage change where you can set 
deprecated yourself)


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