Re: haskell-debian vs. newest HaXml
On Fri, Sep 11, 2009 at 01:14:29AM +0200, Joachim Breitner wrote:
> Am Freitag, den 11.09.2009, 07:02 +1000 schrieb Erik de Castro Lopo:
> > > This is good news. But I don't think it really changes much in the
> > > short term. 1.20 will not be backwards compatible with 1.13, and
> > > almost everyone uses the 1.13 interface right now. So, we need to keep
> > > both until everyone migrates.
> > >
> > > I guess it means we should plan to have both available, instead of
> > > just 1.13?
> > This would suggest that we need a HaXmL1.13 and leave the current
> > HaxMl unchanged.
> I’m reluctant to agree here. Having two separate branches of the same
> software in Debian should be the exception.
In my experience, having multiple versions of the same software,
particularly libraries, is quite common in Debian. Perhaps this
has changed recently?