On Mon, Jun 15, 2009 at 9:03 PM, John Goerzen <email@example.com>
On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 01:15:20PM +1000, Trent W. Buck wrote:There's nothing that says we can't backport the fix for zlib just like
> Perhaps I've misunderstood. Isn't 0.5.0.0 zlib's release version (as
> well as its API version)? That is, you cannot have two tarballs on
> hackage both called zlib-0.5.0.0.tar.gz.
we do for other things.
I'm not sure I understand exactly how this answer addresses the
question - does a backport give the new upstream version of zlib with
the fix a different version number? Does it involve modifying the
dependencies of haskell-platform?
> >> Similarly, is Debian Stable expected to have an installable version of
> >> (and old version of) haskell-platform? If so, near to release time it
> >> will be necessary to prevent ANY package updates migrating from unstable
> >> to testing if they will break the current haskell-platform.
> > If they break the current haskell-platform, is that not good? I don't
> > see a problem.
> Are you saying that you expect haskell-platform to only be installable
> on Debian Testing; that it simply won't be available (even an old
> version) in the next Debian Stable release?
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