'temporary' package

Roman Cheplyaka roma at ro-che.info
Mon May 12 06:10:57 UTC 2014

* Greg Weber <greg at gregweber.info> [2014-05-11 17:21:15-0700]
> > 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'.
> >
> Are you using cabal freeze?
> There only seems like 2 situations where this event should be a problem.
> 1) As an application author you really want to upgrade exceptions to 0.6 in
> your code base and can't wait 2 weeks for things to stabilize.
> 2) As a library author you really want to release an update that allows for
> exceptions to 0.6
> I am curious what the case is and if introducing cabal freeze could help
> out.

In this case I'm speaking as an open source library author, whose library
depends on temporary.

So no, cabal freeze can't help here.

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