Re: ∀lib: Debian(lib) >= Platform(lib)
Joachim Breitner <email@example.com> writes:
>>> B) Upload a libghc6-platform-dev package to Debian, patched to refer
>>> to „our“ Version numbers. Makes it easy for people to build stuff
>>> against it, but things might break when „our“ Versions are not fully
>>> compatible with the one promised by the official platform.
>> Is it not a good idea to leave the version numbers unspecified in the
>> packages that doesn't have the same version in Debian and in the
>> platform? What's the advantage of restricting to the available
>> version in Debian?
> I agree. By now, I’m of the opinion that a simple meta-debian-package,
> without any ghc-pkg interaction, that pulls in the right -dev and
> binary packages without any versioning should be fine.
This would also obviously avoid having to make a new (sourceful) upload
of haskell-package every time one of its dependencies got upgraded.