'temporary' package

Carter Schonwald carter.schonwald at gmail.com
Sun May 11 21:04:34 UTC 2014

you could host your own mirror of hackage and ask folks to list your mirror
before the primary :)
cabal-install and hackage-server provide support for this!

and in some respects, that even more transparent/understandable for end
users than branching name spaces

but name spaces are a topic for another thread

On Sun, May 11, 2014 at 4:10 PM, Roman Cheplyaka <roma at ro-che.info> wrote:

> * Peter Simons <simons at cryp.to> [2014-05-11 21:39:30+0200]
> >  > I will continue to maintain my fork, as I don't want this situation
> >  > to repeat in the future.
> >
> > That doesn't make much sense to me, though. You've got what you wanted:
> > the patch you needed has been applied!
> Not quite. What I want is that this situation (package remaining
> uninstallable
> for a non-trivial amount of time) never happens again. I don't want to go
> through this process next time something breaks in 'temporary'.
> Roman
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