Re: Debian Haskell Platform status and bug reports
By the way, which GHC version will be included in the Haskell Platform Debian package ?
Some things rely on GHC 6.10.2 now.
(I'm new to Haskell's debianers part, I'll try to be of help in a close future)
On Fri, May 8, 2009 at 1:16 AM, Don Stewart <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> There has been talk on the mailing list about it. We'd probably make
> haskell-platform a metapackage that depends on all the components. We
> need to regress some of the components to older versions first, though.
> I've not been directly involved so someone else can speak better.
Yes, that's a concern with Arch Linux too. We had to regress some
things. We currently don't use a true meta package (i.e. we run the
Setup.hs for the actual platform .cabal file, which does additional
The need to regress things is a bit awkward: likely that'll go away in
2009.2.1 (where we bump things if the API is compat.)
> I think somebody just tried to build it without installing editline. I
> made a note on the ticket.
Yep, I've closed that. Thanks!
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