Re: QuickCheck version
Kari Pahula <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> Ouch, this is what I get for being overeager to update libraries.
> Parsec and now this, too. I'll revert Parsec to 2.x if that's
> necessary. Sorry about this.
> On Wed, Mar 11, 2009 at 09:42:47AM -0500, John Goerzen wrote:
>> I would advocate replacing libghc6-quickcheck-dev with the 1.x version
>> to match upstrea, and adding a new libghc6-quickcheck2-dev for those
>> that need 2.x. There are significant API changes.
> I'd rather rename the current 2.x package as libghc6-quickcheck2-dev
> and add libghc6-quickcheck1-dev and have both provide
> libghc6-quickcheck-dev. 1.x may still be the preferred one but 2.x is
> where the new stuff happens, presumably.
Is there a reason that the Debian package names of Haskell libraries
don't include the "important" (whatever that means) part of the version
as a matter of course, as the C library packages tend to do? (IIRC the
rationale for doing so is described in detail in the Policy manual).