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Re: Mistake made with ghc upload...


Am Sonntag, den 27.03.2011, 12:22 +0530 schrieb Joachim Breitner:
> 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.

Status: The bad arch-all package is gone from the Packages list, but
still present in incoming.debian.org, which is also considered by
wanna-build and thus ghc is still in state BD-Uninstallable. We will
have to wait for that package to leave incoming.d.o.


Joachim "nomeata" Breitner
Debian Developer
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