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Re: Mistake made with ghc upload...

Hi Mark,

Am Sonntag, den 27.03.2011, 07:47 +0100 schrieb Mark Hymers:
> On Sun, 27, Mar, 2011 at 10:06:54AM +0530, Joachim Breitner spoke thus..
> > I guess the arch-any ghc6 packages are still in the archive, given that
> > they are owned by a different source package. Maybe one work-around
> > could be that ftp-master removes ghc6_7.0.2-7_all.deb,
> > ghc6-doc_7.0.2-7_all.deb and ghc6-prof_7.0.2-7_all.deb from the archive,
> > so that ghc will be built against the existing arch-any ghc6 packages. 
> > 
> > Dear ftp-team: Is that something you could do for us?
> I'm deeply unhappy with having to do this as it rewinds version history
> in unstable.  However, given the situation you've landed in and after
> some discussion with Phil Kern, I don't see any sane alternatives.  I
> haven't removed ghc6-doc as for technical reasons that would have also
> removed the .all deb from the older version.  If it hadn't been for the
> fact that the any debs were still in the suite, this would have been a
> considerably bigger pain...

Thanks a lot. I’m not happy about this either... and I thought I tested
the builds well enough in experimental.

> You will need another sourceful upload as soon as you've got it built
> and installed everywhere to reinstate these removed .all debs.

Yes, of course.


Joachim "nomeata" Breitner
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