Re: Bug#516336: haskell-utils: FTBFS: Not in scope: `readPackageDescription'
Dom, 2010-01-24 às 13:18 +0100, Stefano Zacchiroli escreveu:
> On Fri, Feb 20, 2009 at 10:00:38AM -0800, Daniel Schepler wrote:
> > update-haskell-control.lhs:190:13:
> > Not in scope: `readPackageDescription'
> > update-haskell-control.lhs:192:15:
> > Not in scope: `flattenPackageDescription'
> > make: *** [update-haskell-control] Error 1
> > make: Leaving directory `/tmp/buildd/haskell-utils-1.11'
> > make: *** [build-stamp] Error 2
> > dpkg-buildpackage: failure: debian/rules build gave error exit status 2
> Maintainer, and/or other haskellers, can you please comment on this bug
> which has been open for an year now without any feedback from the
Ian said we could adopt any of his packages if we want, so I guess we
can decide what to do with haskell-utils.
> Investigating a bit it is clear that haskell-utils needs to
> be ported to the new Cabal API, do anyone plan to do that anytime soon?
> More generally, I'm not sure that this package is still in use
It's not. We're now using haskell-devscripts, so I don't think anyone
will work on haskell-utils.
> It used to be a dependency of ghc6, but it is no longer one. It
> is still a dependency of hmake, but in turn I'm not sure whether the
> latter is the current haskell packaging helper of if you've moved to
> something else in the meantime.
I'm not sure if this hmake is still used. The only reverse dependency
is hat, which I'm not sure if is still used either.
Is anyone using any of them? If not, maybe we can ask for the removal
of the three of them.