Re: I'd like to help out.
Jeremy Shaw wrote:
> At Wed, 18 Mar 2009 08:11:49 -0500,
> John Goerzen wrote:
>> 1) A cabal-to-deb command that will convert a Hackage download into a
>> Debian source package, figuring out build-deps from .cabal. I think
>> there has been some work on this, but nothing we can rely upon.
> The cabal-debian executable from this library:
> Does exactly that. Why can't we rely upon it?
Hey sweet! It slices, it dices...
> 1. get people excited about cabal-debian (because it rocks)
> 2. get the patches to haskell-devscripts/hlibrary.mk merged
Have you sent those patches to the Debian BTS?
> 3. make minor tweaks to cabal-debian to bring it in alignment with the current Haskell Debian policy
> Steps 2 and 3 should not take more than a few days. There is not much
> real work there, mostly just waiting around for things to get merged,
> built or uploaded.
Right -- then of course, after the above, it should be packaged and
uploaded to sid.
> Step 1 seems to be the tricky part for some reason.
> - jeremy