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Re: Fw: Accepted haskell-network (source all i386)

On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 01:15:20PM +1000, Trent W. Buck wrote:
> Perhaps I've misunderstood.  Isn't zlib's release version (as
> well as its API version)?  That is, you cannot have two tarballs on
> hackage both called zlib-

There's nothing that says we can't backport the fix for zlib just like
we do for other things.

> >> 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?

John Goerzen
Author, Foundations of Python Network Programming

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