Package take-over: postgresql-libpq and postgresql-simple

David Feuer david.feuer at
Tue Jun 12 14:14:41 UTC 2018

According to GitHub, Leon Smith last reviewed a PR to postgresql-simple two
weeks ago. That seems to suggest he has not entirely dropped off the face
of the Earth. Perhaps he can be prodded more aggressively to make a release
or add a co-maintainer

On Tue, Jun 12, 2018, 10:05 AM Oleg Grenrus <oleg.grenrus at> wrote:

> I'd like to take over  of the packages postgresql-simple and
> postgresql-libpq.
> We (me and other hackage trustees) tried to contact Leon on various
> occasions during this year (from around GHC-8.4.1 release until recent
> NMU of postgresql-simple) also offering to be a co-maintainers. These
> are important packages for the ecosystem, so I'd like to take them over.
> Short term goals are
> - to release new major version of postgresql-simple: it accumulated many
> things in the master, as well as there are open PRs
> - find co-maintainers
> Best regards,
> Oleg Grenrus
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