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Re: Upgrade haskell-platform to 2010.2.0.0 because cabal update in 2010.1.0.0 fails under some proxies


Am Montag, den 20.12.2010, 13:05 +0000 schrieb Iain Lane:
> On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 03:48:26PM +0300, Eugene Kirpichov wrote:
> tl;dr summary: I want to update haskell-platform to 2010.2.0.0 in
> experimental.
> I have been thinking about doing this for Ubuntu 11.04. Currently
> Debian (where Ubuntu gets its Haskell packages from) is frozen for the
> release of Squeeze sometime in the near future.
> It is possible, however, to stage updates in experimental. I wonder if
> it's worth going for 2010.2.0.0 [0] as this ought to be a relatively
> small update (given that we have 6.12.3 in exp already), or just
> skipping this entirely and going for 2011.2.0.0 when this is released
> in February. This will tie in with the GHC7 transition.
>  From my Ubuntu POV, I'm inclined to do the 2010.2.0.0 update in
> experimental over the holidays, in order to ensure that we move
> forward before any freezes which may affect my ability to bring in
> GHC7. Would anyone mind me doing this?

from an work efficiency POV, I’d wait for ghc7 (kaol, any ETA?). But
updates in experimental do not hurt, so if it helps you and you want to
work on that, you are more than welcome.


Joachim "nomeata" Breitner
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