Re: ∀lib: Debian(lib) >= Platform(lib)
> Joachim Breitner <email@example.com> writes:
> > hmm, I was somehow expecting to see "build-depends: platform" in .cabal
> > files soon.
> Maybe, but I'd caution against it. At some point, libraries will be
> removed, others added. When things go wrong (fail to compile), it's
> better to complain about missing library foo than about the wrong
> version of platform.
> > If that is not going to be the case, then having anything
> > more than a convenience meta package in Debian is probably overkill.
> My understanding was that "convenience meta package" is exactly what
> the platform is about. BUT: I may be wrong. I was hoping dons would
> set us straight here?
> > „no good argument against“? Or am I misunderstanding you here?
> Yes of course - sorry.
Yes please: a convenience meta package would perfectly implement our
goals for the platform. Indeed: that is precisely what we do on Arch.