'temporary' package

adam vogt vogt.adam at gmail.com
Sun May 11 07:00:25 UTC 2014

On Sat, May 10, 2014 at 6:59 PM, Anthony Cowley <acowley at seas.upenn.edu> wrote:
> One: depend upon a repository rather than a package on hackage. You can list
> a tag on your github fork of an upstream package as a dependency until a new
> version is pushed to hackage. I don't think this works now, and it opens a
> can of worms about supported version control systems, archival availability
> of those repositories, and overall duplicates some amount of the decision
> making that already goes into hackage.

http://hackage.haskell.org/package/cabal-meta addresses "depend on a
repository" decently.

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